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Bes statuette

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Statuette of standing Bes: blue glaze, top of head is black.

Provenance

From Giza, pit G 7755 in debris. 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 cm (1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

29.2606

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets