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Amulet of Bes

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Dark blue glass head of bearded Bes; flat on back; pierced horizontally below crown for suspension.

Provenance

From Naga el-Deir, probably 1904-1905

Credit Line

Brought from Harvard Camp in 1947

Egyptian, Greco-Roman Period, 305 B.C.–A.D. 364

Findspot

Naga el Deir, Egypt

Dimensions

Width x length: 2.6 x 3.9 cm (1 x 1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

47.1687

Medium or Technique

Glass

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets