Bes

Egyptian
Late Period
760–332 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, In street S of G 7320

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 2.1 x 1.6 x 1.5 cm (13/16 x 5/8 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.2870

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Head of a Bes amulet, well made, dark green, bored through back of head (ring).

Provenance

From Giza. In street S of G 7320. 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