Bes amulet

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, St. G 7700

Dimensions

Width x length: 2.5 x 4 cm (1 x 1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

31.1827

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Bes head amulet, blue-green glaze.

Provenance

From Giza, St. G 7700. December 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