Bes

Egyptian
Late Period
760–332 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Street G 7100, Chapel 4 N of G 7120

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 1.5 x 1.1 x 1.2 cm (9/16 x 7/16 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

24.2962

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Base of Bes amulet, light green.

Provenance

From Giza. Street G 7100, Chapel 4 N of G 7120. 1924:excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition