Bes amulet

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Street between G 7050 and 7060 in debris

Dimensions

Overall: 1.9 x 2.1 cm (3/4 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

26-2-56

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Small amlulet of Bes, seated; blue glaze

Provenance

Giza, Street between G 7050 and 7060 in debris; February 1926: 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