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Bes statuette fragment

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Street G 7300

Dimensions

Overall: 1.3 x 2.1 cm (1/2 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.1902

Medium or Technique

Glazed faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Fragment of statuette of Bes: crown and part of the face. Color: green and black, Paste: grayish-white. Object mislabeled as 27-3-883; should be 27-4-883

Provenance

From Giza, Egypt, Street G 7300, south of mastaba G 7350, 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