Roman Imperial Period
30 B.C.–A.D 364
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Pyramid Temple, room J1
Height x width: 4.5 x 1.8 cm (1 3/4 x 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Faience; light blue glaze; good condition. Standing figure of Bes.
From Giza, Menkaura Pyramid Temple, room J1 (pillared hall 27), lot a, near feet of mummy 56. 1907: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.
(Accession date: March 2, 1911)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition