Amulet of Bes

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, From fill, G 7813T, in passage

Dimensions

Overall: 4.5 x 1.8 x 0.8 cm (1 3/4 x 11/16 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

31.1873

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Amulet of Bes wearing a feathered headdress, green glaze.

Provenance

From Giza, From fill G 7813 T in passage. 1931 : 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