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Bes jar

Egyptian
Roman Imperial Period
30 B.C.–A.D. 337


Dimensions

Height x diameter: 13 x 8 cm (5 1/8 x 3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

1997.194

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Bes vessel; protruding ears; fragmented along sides (in two); repaired; hole in bottom

Provenance

1997: purchased by the MFA from Norman Hurst, Hurst Galleries, Cambridge, MA.

(Accession date: November 19, 1997)

Credit Line

Egyptian Department Curator's Fund