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Bes amulet fragment

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, St. G 7300 south of Roman CB wall G 7300 pit

Dimensions

Overall: 1.5 x 1.8 cm (9/16 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.1672

Medium or Technique

Glazed Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Faience fragment. Probably feather crown of Bes. Broken from statuette. Blue/green glaze, whitish paste.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, St. G 7300, south of Roman C B wall G 7300 pit. 1927 : 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