Amulet of Bes
Napatan Period, reign of Piankhy (Piye)
Findspot: Nubia(Sudan), Kurru, Ku 53
Height: 5.4 cm (2 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Blue glazed faience. Figure of Bes with four-feathered crown. Suspension hole through base of crown.
From el-Kurru, Ku. 53 (tomb of Queen Tabiry). 1919: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.
(Accession date: January 1, 1924)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition