Bes amulet

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Debris from chamber of rock tomb G 7813 Z

Dimensions

Overall: 1 kg, 1.8 x 0.4 cm (2.2 lb., 11/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

31.1857

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Bes amulet, blue green glaze.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Debris from chamber of rock cut tomb G 7813Z. 1931 : 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