Box of the outer coffin of Bes
Third Intermediate Period
Height x width x depth: 39.4 x 210.8 x 67.9 cm (15 1/2 x 83 x 26 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Outer coffin lid of Bes. Anthropoid. Wood covered with gesso and painted black.
By 1836: Robert Hay Collection, Linplum, Scotland; 1863: to his son, Robert James Alexander Hay; 1868-1872: Way Collection, Boston (purchased by Samuel A. Way through London dealers Rollin and Feuardent, 27 Haymarket); 1872: given to the MFA by Samuel's son, C. Granville Way.
Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way