Bell with the face of the god Bes
Height x diameter: 7.5 x 5 cm (2 15/16 x 1 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Egyptian Late Period Gallery (Gallery 216)
Head of Bes; a crouching animal on top; an ichneumon on each side. Much corroded.
Said to be from Karnak. 1903: purchased for the MFA from Mohamed Mohassib, Luxor, Egypt by Albert M. Lythgoe for £3. Acquired with funds from the Emily Esther Sears Fund. (Accession date: January 1, 1903)
Emily Esther Sears Fund