Amulet of Bes

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Debris of G 7300

Dimensions

Overall: 2 x 1.3 cm (13/16 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

27.1645

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Fragmentary amulet of Bes, green glaze, soft grayish white paste.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, radim of G 7300. 1927 : 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