Fragment of Bes amulet

Egyptian
Late Period
760–332 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, St G 7300, Eo Mast G 7350, Wo Mast G 7450, radim

Dimensions

Height x thickness x width: 2.5 x 0.6 x 1.9 cm

Accession Number

27.1935

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Part of Bes amulet; faded green, glaze entirely gone, tan paste.

Provenance

From Giza, Street G 7300, east of Mastaba G 7350, west of Mastaba G 7450, in radim. 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