Bes amulet

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, St. G 7700

Dimensions

Width x length: 1.9 x 3.5 cm (3/4 x 1 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

31.1832

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Standing Bes amulet, faded green glaze, upper part broken off and mended.

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