Amulet of Bes
Roman Imperial Period
30 B.C.–A.D 364
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Pyramid temple of Mycerinus
Overall: 7.5 x 2.5cm (2 15/16 x 1in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This amulet is made of faience with a deep blue glaze. It is in perfect condition.
From Giza, Menkaura Pyramid Temple, communal burial in room J1 (=pillared hall 27), associated with mummy 47. 1907: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.
(Accession date: March 2, 1911)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition