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Amulet of Bes

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Pale green standing figure of Bes on base, worked in the round, with feather crown at the back of which is the hole for suspension. Ears are pierced; arms, legs, tail worked free in the round.

Provenance

Mrs. Oric Bates

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Oric Bates

Egyptian, Late Period, Dynasty 25–30, 760–332 B.C.

Dimensions

Height: 4.8 cm (1 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

51.447

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets