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Bes amulet fragment

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Fragment of faience amulet of Bes, faded green glaze, gray paste. Broken off below torso.

Provenance

From Giza, St. 7400, in debris. 1927 : 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, Late Period, 760–332 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 3.3 x 1.8 x 0.6 cm (1 5/16 x 11/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

27.2023

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets