Bes amulet

Nubian
Napatan Period
712–593 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), West 764

Dimensions

5.4 cm (2 1/8 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-M-481

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

1 Bes amulet pierced, blue glaze, cut.

Provenance

From Beg. West 764. 1923: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition