Bes amulet

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, St. G 7400, South of 7450

Dimensions

Height x width: 2.2 x 1.1 cm (7/8 x 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.1867

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Small figure of Bes. Head broken off and missing. Green glaze, white paste.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, St. G 7400, South of 7450. 1927: 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