Bes amulet

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7400 in radium S. of mastaba G 7450.

Dimensions

Overall: 1 x 2.8 cm (3/8 x 1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

27.1890

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Fragment of a faded green faience statuette. Bes appears on one side, the image on the other side is unidentifiable.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, G 7400 in radium S. of mastaba G 7450. 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