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Bes statuette

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Small figure of Bes. Part of head broken off. Blue glaze, tan paste.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, St. 7400, East of Mastaba 7450, West of 7540, in fill. 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,

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Height x width: 2.5 x 1.4 cm (1 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.1931

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture