Bes amulet fragment

Egyptian
Late Period
760–332 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, St. 7400, in debris

Dimensions

Overall: 3.3 x 1.8 x 0.6 cm (1 5/16 x 11/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

27.2023

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Fragment of faience amulet of Bes, faded green glaze, gray paste. Broken off below torso.

Provenance

From Giza, St. 7400, in debris. 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