Bes and Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulets
30 B.C.–364 A.D.
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Pyramid Temple, Room J1
Overall: 2.1 x 0.8 cm (13/16 x 5/16 in.) Overall: 1.1 x 0.7 cm (7/16 x 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
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One Bes amulet, and one Eye of Horus (wedjat ) amulet.
From Giza, Menkaura Pyramid Temple, Room J1 (J1 = Pillared Hall 27), debris south of third pillar. Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition