Bes Amulet

Egyptian, Egypt, Africa

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First Millennium BCE (1000 BCE-1 CE)

Faience, stone

Overall: 1 5/8 x 9/16 x 1/4 in. (4.2 x 1.5 x 0.7 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Glover Street Hastings III

181.2.26005

Geography/Culture

Africa, Northern Africa, Egypt

Period

1000 BCE-1 CE

Object Name

Personal Symbol: Amulet

Classification

Ancient Egypt

Africa

Not on view

Exhibition History

Egyptian Antiquities at Dartmouth, Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Alvin P. Gutman Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, February 12, 2011-August 13, 2012.

Provenance

Collected by Glover Street Hastings III, West Newton, Massachusetts and Bridgeton, Maine, 1920's-1930's; bequeathed to his daughter, Carlena Hastings Redfield (1888-1981), 1949; bequeathed to present collection [under the terms of her father's will], 1981.

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