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Amulet of Bes

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Blue-glazed faience Bes amulet; suspension ring on head, behind feathered headdress.

Provenance

From Giza, Pit 7758 B, in debris of chamber . 1931 : 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

Egyptian,

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 1.5 x 4.1 x 0.8 cm (9/16 x 1 5/8 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

31.1869

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets