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Amulet of Bes

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Deep greenish blue, with strong glaze. Seated figure of Bes. Chip broken off of right hand side of base.

Credit Line

Gift of James William Paige

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

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

83.329

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets