Amulet of Bes

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Debris of Street 7000

Dimensions

Overall: 0.5 x 1.6 cm (3/16 x 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

26-1-732

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Bes amulet, top borken off, blue glaze.

Provenance

Giza, debris of Street 7000; January 1926: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition