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Amulet of double Bes figure

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Stone; fine-grained; purple-gray in color; double Bes figure with incised details; the Bes face carved on both front and back; good condition.

Provenance

Gift of the Estate of Professor Henry Williamson Haynes, through Miss Sarah H. Blanchard

Credit Line

Gift from the Estate of Professor Henry Williamson Haynes

Egyptian, New Kingdom to Late Dynastic Period, 1550–343 B.C.

Dimensions

Height x width: 3.4 x 1.5 cm (1 5/16 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

12.633

Medium or Technique

Stone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets