Amulet of the head of Bes

Egyptian


Dimensions

Other: 2.5 cm (1 in.)

Accession Number

86.810

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Brownish green glaze; flat relief, cogged edges.

Provenance

From Naukratis. 1885: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; October 28, 1885: voted to the MFA at EEF general meeting; sent over August 1886.
(Accession Date: January 1, 1886)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription