Bes statuette

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Pit G 7755 in debris

Dimensions

Overall: 3 cm (1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

29.2606

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Statuette of standing Bes: blue glaze, top of head is black.

Provenance

From Giza, pit G 7755 in debris. 1929 : 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