Bes amulet fragment

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Debris south of G 7150

Dimensions

Width x height: 1.2 x 0.8 cm (1/2 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

26-1-894

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Upper legs fragment of small Bes amulet. Facing front, blue glaze. Mislabeled in the field as 26-1-896.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, debris south of G 7150. 1926: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition