Egyptian Amulet of Bes

GBP 650.00

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Object Description

An Ancient Egyptian amulet of the dwarf god Bes in pale turquoise faience. The deity is portrayed in his typical position, squatting with widened legs, hands on his knees and protruding belly and wearing an ostrich feather headdress. The amulet is modelled front and back, with a horizontal hole for suspension.

Date: Circa 664-332 BC

Period: Late Period

Object Condition

Very fine, intact, some encrustation on the surface.

Object Details

  • dimensions
    H:3.7 centimeters

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The Gallery
Trent Park Equestrian Centre
Eastpole Farm House, Bramley Road
Oakwood, N14 4UW, United Kingdom

St James's Ancient Art
10 Charles II Street, Ground Floor
St James
London
SW1Y 4AA