<em>Lid of Circular Cosmetic Container with Birth God</em>, ca. 1479-1400 B.C.E. Wood, paste?, 3 1/8 x 2 1/2 x 3/16 in. (7.9 x 6.3 x 0.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 74.45. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 74.45_PS9.jpg)

Lid of Circular Cosmetic Container with Birth God

Medium: Wood, paste?

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1479-1400 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 3 1/8 x 2 1/2 x 3/16 in. (7.9 x 6.3 x 0.5 cm)

Collections:

Museum Location: Brooklyn Museum, BMA, BASEMENT, BK21 -PRINT SHOP

Exhibitions:

Accession Number: 74.45

Image: 74.45_PS9.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
One wooden lid to a box of circular form with a representation of the god Bes incised on the top. Incisions filled with a yellowish paste (?). Two protrusions from the lid, opposite each other have holes for attachment to the rest. One yellow wooden knob still in place. Condition: Excellent. One separation in the wood running with the grain.

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