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Amulet of Bes

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Purplish-green, glaze, much worn.

Provenance

From Tell Nabasha. 1886, excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; presented to the MFA at EEF fifth annual general meeting; sent over June 24, 1887. (Accession date: June 24, 1887)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian,

Dimensions

Other: 3.5 cm (1 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

87.654

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets