<em>Statuette of Bes as a Warrior</em>, 30 B.C.E.–395 C.E. Terracotta, pigment, 7 5/8 x 1 9/16 x 2 11/16 in. (19.3 x 3.9 x 6.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.1778E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.37.1778E_NegA_print_bw.jpg)

Statuette of Bes as a Warrior

Medium: Terracotta, pigment

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:30 B.C.E.–395 C.E.

Dimensions: 7 5/8 x 1 9/16 x 2 11/16 in. (19.3 x 3.9 x 6.9 cm)


Accession Number: 37.1778E

Image: CUR.37.1778E_NegA_print_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Bes standing on a base, rectangular and straight in front, oval on back side. Full frontality. Usual type as a warrior. Right hand and arm lifted to feather crown, holding a sword, left arm supporting shield. Back: Vent hole in the middle, outlined, but hardly any modelling. Condition: Very worn and partly chipped surface.

Brooklyn Museum