Figurine of Bes on a round object

Greek
Greco-Roman Period


Findspot: Egypt, Naukratis

Dimensions

9.5 cm (3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

86.444

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Figure of Bes on a round object.

Provenance

From Naukratis. 1885: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; October 28, 1885: voted to the MFA at EEF general meeting; sent over February 1886. (Accession date: 1886).

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription