Bes? amulet

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, In debris on top of mastaba G 7754

Dimensions

Overall: 1.8 x 0.8 cm (11/16 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

29.2763

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Very crude figure of a deity: Bes(?).

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, in radim on top of mastaba G 7754. 1929 : 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