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Bes amulet

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Bes figure, dark blue faience.

Provenance

From Semna S-588. 1924:excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, New Kingdom, 1550–1070 B.C.

Findspot

Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

24.2056

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets