<em>Vase with Face of Bes on One Side</em>, 664-332 B.C.E. Clay, 6 3/8 x Diam. 3 15/16 in. (16.2 x 10 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.328E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.37.328E_NegD_print_bw.jpg)

Vase with Face of Bes on One Side

Medium: Clay

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:664-332 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 6 3/8 x Diam. 3 15/16 in. (16.2 x 10 cm)

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Accession Number: 37.328E

Image: CUR.37.328E_NegD_print_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
One large pottery vessel bearing the features of the god Bes. The vessel is buff slipped and the decoration which consists of the face of the god and a pair of arms is executed in slip. A moustache is incised. Condition: The rim is chipped on the recto. A hole has been punched in the left hand side of the vessel (roughly circular). Some staining but otherwise perfect.

Brooklyn Museum