Bes amulet

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, South of G 7144 and G 7146

Dimensions

Overall: 0.2 x 1.1 cm (1/16 x 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.1596

Medium or Technique

Glazed faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Fragment of small Bes, missing head, green.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, In debris of railroad dump, VII South of Mastaba of G 7144 and G 7146. 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