<em>Necklace</em>, 1st century C.E. Gold, beryl, silver, Necklace: 13 9/16 in. (34.4 cm) long; Bes figure: 1 x 7.16 in. (2.6 x 1.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Evangeline Wilbour Blashfield, Theodora Wilbour, and Victor Wilbour honoring the wishes of their mother, Charlotte Beebe Wilbour, as a memorial to their father, Charles Edwin Wilbour, 16.149. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 16.149_PS2.jpg)

Necklace

Medium: Gold, beryl, silver

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:1st century C.E.

Dimensions: Necklace: 13 9/16 in. (34.4 cm) long; Bes figure: 1 x 7.16 in. (2.6 x 1.1 cm)

Collections:

Museum Location: Brooklyn Museum, BMA, 3MZM12, 40L

Exhibitions:

Accession Number: 16.149

Image: 16.149_PS2.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Gold necklace. Eighteen beads, hexagonal cylindrical, each strung on a gold wire the ends bent to form double loops. In center the god Bes, wearing feather headdress, with inlaid eyes of gold, pierced in back and threaded in wire. At one end of the chain a hook, at the other an openwork clasp containing 4 pellets, attached to a loop. Condition: Perfect.

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