Bes amulet

Egyptian
Late Period
760–332 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Debris East of Pyramid I-b

Dimensions

Height x width: 2.2 x 1.7 cm (7/8 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.2273

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Bes amulet, green glazed. Base and top of head broken.

Provenance

From Giza, Debris East of Pyramid I-b. 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