Medium: Faience, glazed
Dates:ca. 945-718 B.C.E.
Dimensions: 5 15/16 x 2 1/2 x 15/16 in. (15.1 x 6.4 x 2.4 cm)
Museum Location: 19th Dynasty to Roman Period, Martha A. and Robert S. Rubin Gallery, 3rd Floor
Accession Number: 58.171
Image: CUR.58.171_wwg8.jpg,West Wing gallery 8 installation
Catalogue Description: Light green faience plaque of Bes figure, standing, wears high five feathered headdress. Seated baboons on each shoulder, baboon in profile between knees. In right hand is an oval object, in left, a stylized, elongated crocodile (?). Back: Wears a lion’s tail. At headdress is a bound gazelle in relief. Bes stands ion a papyrus capital. The entire figure decorated with brown spots; headdress decorated with five vertical stripes. Eyes and mouth suggest previous inlays. Condition: Base partly missing. Tip of object held in left hand is broken. Glaze is somewhat worn on obverse.