Bronze figurine of Bes
Late Period–Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic dynast
Findspot: Egypt, Tell Dafana
Height x width: 3.4 x 2.4 cm (1 5/16 x 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Bronze figurine of Bes. There is a rectangular hole in the head. There are remains of ring on the back. It is clumsily modeled and heavily incrusted.
From Tell Dafana (Daphnae), camp. 1886: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; presented to the MFA at EEF fifth annual general meeting; sent over June 1, 1887.
Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription