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Three fragmentary figurines of Bes

Nubian
Meroitic Period, reign of Akinidad
84–69 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, PYR II

Dimensions

7.9 x 5.5 x .8 cm (3 1/8 x 2 3/16 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

16-2-176

Medium or Technique

Green faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Three fragments of three Bes figures in high relief. Fragments.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal Pyramid II. 1916: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition