Amulet of Bes

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Street 7000 S. Temple of Isis

Dimensions

Overall: 1.5 x 1 x 0.7 cm (9/16 x 3/8 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

26-1-50

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Bes amulet. Head broken off. Blue glaze. Soft white base

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Street 7000 S. Temple of Isis. 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