Bes statuette

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, St. 7400, E of Mast 7450, W of 7540, fill

Dimensions

Height x width: 2.5 x 1.4 cm (1 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.1931

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Small figure of Bes. Part of head broken off. Blue glaze, tan paste.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, St. 7400, East of Mastaba 7450, West of 7540, in fill. 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