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Amulet of Bes

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Glass. Pale blue. Incised details. Bored lengthwise. Piece missing.

Provenance

From Giza. [Excav. date] Feb. 1927. 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,

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Other: 1.7 - cm (11/16 in.)

Accession Number

29.1631

Medium or Technique

Glass

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets