Beads and amulets

Egyptian
Late Period, Dynasty 26
664–525 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Dendara

Dimensions

Beads: 0.9 cm (3/8 in.) Bes amulet: 2.7 x 0.8 cm (1 1/16 x 5/16 in.) Bat amulet: 2.2 x 0.7 cm (7/8 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

98.1103

Medium or Technique

Glass, faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

One faience Bat or Hathor amulet, one faience Bes amulet and seven blue, black and white swirled glass ball beads

Provenance

From Egypt, Dendara. Excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund by the government of Egypt; given to the MFA by the Egypt Exploration Fund.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription