Bes head fragment

Egyptian
Late Period
760–332 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, West of G 7110

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 3.0 x 2 x 0.7 cm (1 3/16 x 13/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

24.2265.11

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Fragment of decorated Bes head amulet; forehead , yellow glaze with brown decoration, pierced.

Provenance

From Giza. West of G 7110. 1924: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston 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