Jar in the form of the god Bes
Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic dynasty)–Roman Imp
Height x diameter: 26 x 18.5 cm (10 1/4 x 7 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Egyptian Late Period Gallery (Gallery 216)
Brown ceramic jar with applied decoration forming the features of the god Bes.
Ex collection Jannette-Walen, The Netherlands. 2000: purchased by the MFA from Vincent J. Geerling, Archea Ancient Art, Amsterdam.
(Accession Date: June 21, 2001)
Museum purchase with funds donated by the Friends of Art of the Ancient World