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Amulet of Bes

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Faience, light blue glaze; good condition.

Provenance

G.M.T. / J2 / M.Kl. 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, Greco-Roman Period,

Dimensions

Height x width: 2.4 x 0.9 cm (15/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.1108

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets