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Face of Bes fragment

Lower part of the face of Bes. Faience amulet, half broken off and missing. Color-faded green, Paste-light tan.

Provenance

From Giza, Egypt, in Street G 7300, in fill, 1927: 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: 1.4 x 2.6 cm (9/16 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

27.1853

Medium or Technique

Glazed faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets