Bes amulet

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, St. G 7400 in radium E. of mastaba G 7450, W. of

Dimensions

Overall: 1.1 x 1.7 cm (7/16 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.1932

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Small green faience figure of Bes; head broken off completely and missing.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, St. G 7400 in radium E. of mastaba G 7450, W. of mastaba G 7540. 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