Bes (?) amulet

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, St. G 7700, E of mastaba G 7760

Dimensions

Overall: 3.2 x 1.2 cm (1 1/4 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

30-1-23

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Amulet of deity: Bes(?), faded blue, incised on both sides.

Provenance

From Giza, St. G 7700, E of mastaba G 7760. 1930 : 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