Statuette of Bes
Object Place: Egypt
Legacy dimension: .06 H. .022 W.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Bronze; cleaned surface; figure stands on pedestal, supported by two sphinxes; dull lines; cushion on head.
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