<em>Bes-Image Amulet</em>, ca. 1539-1478 B.C.E. Faience, 1 3/16 × 5/8 × 3/16 in. (3 × 1.6 × 0.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.914E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.37.914E_erg2.jpg)

Bes-Image Amulet

Medium: Faience

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1539-1478 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 1 3/16 × 5/8 × 3/16 in. (3 × 1.6 × 0.5 cm)



Accession Number: 37.914E

Image: CUR.37.914E_erg2.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Dark blue-green glazed faience amulet representing, in relief (rear surface flat), the god Bes standing, with hands at hips, on a low plinth. Arms, legs, and tail are disengaged from the body. Details of beard and body fur given by incised lines. Figure pierced from side to side for suspension. Pendant breasts are indicated. Condition: Small cracks.

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