Bes amulet fragment

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, St G 7300, Eo Mast G 7350, Wo Mast G 7450, radim

Dimensions

Height x thickness x width: 1.7 x 0.9 x 1.7 cm (11/16 x 3/8 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.1934

Medium or Technique

Glazed faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Fragment of small figure of Bes. Green glaze, grayish-white paste.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Street G 7300, east of Mastaba G 7350, west of Mastaba G 7450, in radim. 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