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Amulet of Bes

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Faience, blue glaze. Seated figure, hands on knees.

Provenance

From Giza: Debris above G 7637. [Excav. date] February 12, 1925. Photo B 5800. 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, Late Egyptian,

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Other: 1.8 cm (11/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.1098

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets