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Amulet of Bes

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Street 7000

Dimensions

Overall: 1.5 x 0.8 cm (9/16 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

26-1-1145

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Small amulet of Bes. Flat back, pale blue glaze, ring at top, details in relief.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Street 7000. 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