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Bes amulet

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Street 7000

Dimensions

Overall: 0.9 x 1.4 cm (3/8 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

26-1-1146

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Upper fragment of Bes, amulet is like 26-1-732. Top coming off, light blue glaze.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Street 7000. 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