<em>Bes</em>, 664–30 B.C.E. Gold, 1 1/2 x 9/16 x 1/16 in. (3.8 x 1.4 x 0.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 08.480.208. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 08.480.208_front_PS2.jpg)


Medium: Gold

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:664–30 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 1 1/2 x 9/16 x 1/16 in. (3.8 x 1.4 x 0.2 cm)



Accession Number: 08.480.208

Image: 08.480.208_front_PS2.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Standing figure of Bes cut from sheet gold after impressing in a die. Edges turned back; spaces between legs and tail cut out by chisel. Conventional type of Bes with feather headdress, leonine face, hands on thighs. Pierced for attachment at top center of headdress. Condition: Intact.

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