Bes amulet

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, W of mastaba G 7756

Dimensions

Overall: 1.7 x 0.9 cm (11/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

29.2539

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Crudely made figure of a deity: Bes(?), complete.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, W of mastaba G 7756. 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