Figurine mold of Bes

Greco-Roman


Findspot: Egypt, Naukratis

Dimensions

8.5 cm (3 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

88.910

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Frontal figure of Bes. Incomplete.

Provenance

From Naukratis. 1886-7: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; December 22, 1887, presented to the MFA by the EEF. (Accession date: 1888).

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription