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Bes amulet

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Standing Bes amulet, faded green glaze, upper part broken off and mended.

Provenance

From Giza, St. G 7700. December 1931: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian,

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Width x length: 1.9 x 3.5 cm (3/4 x 1 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

31.1832

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets