Bes

Egyptian
Late Period
760–332 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, St. 7300, E of mastaba 7340; in fill .

Dimensions

Overall: 3.3 x 1.6 cm

Accession Number

27.1906

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Dark green faience amulet of Bes, bottom broken off.

Provenance

From Giza, St. 7300, E of mastaba 7340, in fill. 1927: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition