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Bes amulet fragment

Upper legs fragment of small Bes amulet. Facing front, blue glaze. Mislabeled in the field as 26-1-896.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, debris south of G 7150. 1926: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian,

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Width x height: 1.2 x 0.8 cm (1/2 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

26-1-894

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets