Bes amulet

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7240, S of Mastaba, debris

Dimensions

Overall: 2 x 0.8 cm (13/16 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

26-3-252

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Crude amulet of Bes; pale blue glaze; bored.

Provenance

Giza. G 7240, S of Mastaba, debris. March, 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