Amulet of Bes

Egyptian
New Kingdom
1550–1070 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Semna, Tomb S 563

Dimensions

Height: 3.5 cm (1 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

27.903b

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Faience, blue glazed. Flat backed. Transverse hole through headdress.

Provenance

From Semna: S 563 [Excav. date] Mar. 18, 1924:Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition