Bes amulet

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, St. 7400, E of 7450, W of 7350; in fill.

Dimensions

Overall: 2 x 1 cm (13/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

27.1924

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Green faience figure of Bes. Part of base missing; tan paste.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, St. 7400, E of 7450, W of 7350; in fill. 1927 : 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