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Bes head fragment

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Fragment of Bes forhea and crown; green with traces of black, deeply incised, pierced.

Provenance

From Giza, G 7700, E of mastaba G 7755. 1929 : 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

Overall: 3.4 x 3.9 cm (1 5/16 x 1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

29.2628

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets