Bes amulet

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, from pit G 7350 C, in debris of filling

Dimensions

Overall: 2.3 x 1 x 0.8 cm (7/8 x 3/8 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

28.1403

Medium or Technique

Glazed Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Small crudely made statuette of Bes. Color gone, may have been green.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, from pit G 7350C, in debris of filling. 1928 : 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