Figurine of Bes as a Warrior
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
30 B.C.E.-395 C.E.
7 3/8 x 2 7/16 x 1 5/16 in. (18.7 x 6.2 x 3.3 cm) (show scale)
Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
Terracotta figure of the god Bes. Bes is represented as a warrior holding a sword and shield. Atop the feathers of his crown are two eyelets for suspension. The piece is hollow, made in two halves: front and rear. The rear is not modeled.
Condition: Lower legs missing. Piece missing from rear below circular mold hole. Mold line evident up side and is weak at some points. Edges crudely smoothed over.
This item is not on view
Figurine of Bes as a Warrior, 30 B.C.E.-395 C.E. Terracotta, 7 3/8 x 2 7/16 x 1 5/16 in. (18.7 x 6.2 x 3.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.918E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , 37.1778E_37.1712E_37.918E_GRPB_glass_bw.jpg)
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