Fragment of Bes amulet

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7150 Exterior Chapel C

Dimensions

Overall: 1.4 cm (9/16 in.)

Accession Number

26-1-486

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Head fragment of Bes as a boy without headdress. Blue glaze. Soft white paste

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, G 7150 exterior Chapel C. 1926 : 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