User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Amulet of Bes

Start collecting

Dark green glaze; openwork figure of standing Bes bored horizontally; encrusted with brown.

Credit Line

Gift of the Estate of Mrs. Samuel D. Warren

Egyptian, New Kingdom to Late Dynastic Period, 1550–343 B.C.

Dimensions

Height: 5.5 cm (2 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

02.557

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets