Bes amulet

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, pit G 7777 K, room I, in debris

Dimensions

Height x width x thickness: 1.9 x 0.9 x 1.2 cm (3/4 x 3/8 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

28.1424

Medium or Technique

Glazed faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Small crudely made figure of Bes, color is green.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, from pit G 7777 K, room I, in 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