Bes head fragment

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7700, E of mastaba G 7755

Dimensions

Overall: 3.4 x 3.9 cm (1 5/16 x 1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

29.2628

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Fragment of Bes forhea and crown; green with traces of black, deeply incised, pierced.

Provenance

From Giza, G 7700, E of mastaba G 7755. 1929 : 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