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Bes amulet

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, east of Mastaba G 7777, in surface debris

Dimensions

Height x width: 1.6 x 0.8 cm (5/8 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

28.1412

Medium or Technique

Glazed faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Small amulet, figure of Bes. Color is faded green, broken into two peices.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, east of Mastaba G 7777, in surface debris . 1928 : 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