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Bes amulet fragment

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Debris of G 7300

Dimensions

Overall: 1 x 1.3 cm (3/8 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

27.1666

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 glaze, grayish-white paste.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, radim of G 7300. 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