Bes

Egyptian
Late Period
760–332 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, St. 7300, S of mastaba 7350; in fill.

Dimensions

Overall: 3.2 x 1.2 cm

Accession Number

27.1905

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Small green faience standing figure of Bes; crudely made.

Provenance

From Giza, St. 7300, S of mastaba 7350; 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