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Bes amulet

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Cemetery G 7000 SW, trench 30

Dimensions

Height x width x thickness: 0.5 x 1.3 x 0.6 cm (3/16 x 1/2 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

25.2862

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

One small crude Bes amulet, with the same image on both sides. It is bored through head for suspension.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Cemetery G 7000 SW, trench 30. 1925 : 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