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Amulet of Bes head

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Blue glazed head of Bes; tongue sticking out. Suspension ring on top.

Provenance

Bequest of Mrs. Godfrey Peckitt. 1962: Accepted by the MFA; 1969: Arrived at the MFA.

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Godfrey Peckitt

Egyptian, Late Period, 760–332 B.C.

Accession Number

RES.62.101

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets