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Bes amulet

One small crude Bes amulet, with the same image on both sides. It is bored through head for suspension.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Cemetery G 7000 SW, trench 30. 1925 : 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

Height x width x thickness: 0.5 x 1.3 x 0.6 cm (3/16 x 1/2 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

25.2862

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets