Bes Amulet

Unidentified Ancient Egyptian maker


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First Millennium BCE (1000 BCE-1 CE)

Faience, stone

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

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



Africa, Northern Africa, Egypt


1000 BCE-1 CE

Object Name

Personal Symbol: Amulet


Ancient Egypt


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.


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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