Medium: Gold, beryl, silver
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)
Accession Number: 16.149
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.