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Head of Bes

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Provenance

From San el-Hagar. 1884: excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the EEF in the division of finds by the Egyptian government; voted to the MFA at EEF general meeting; sent over

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, Roman Imperial Period, 30 B.C.–A.D 364

Findspot

San el-Hagar, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 19.8 x 16.8 cm (7 13/16 x 6 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

86.904

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture