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Amulet of Bes ?

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, St. G 7000

Dimensions

Overall: 1.4 x 0.6 x 0.3 cm (9/16 x 3/16 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

26-1-649

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

One small pendant with a flat back and loop at top for suspension. Unclear design but possibly an amulet of Bes.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, St. G 7000. 1926: 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