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Face of Bes fragment

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, In street G 7300, in fill

Dimensions

Overall: 1.4 x 2.6 cm (9/16 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

27.1853

Medium or Technique

Glazed faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Lower part of the face of Bes. Faience amulet, half broken off and missing. Color-faded green, Paste-light tan.

Provenance

From Giza, Egypt, in Street G 7300, 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