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Bes amulet
332 BCE-100 CE

Medium
faience
Measurements
5.3 × 2.4 × 1.0 cm
Place/s of Execution
Egypt
Accession Number
D104-1982
Department
Antiquities
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Accessioned, 1982
Gallery location
Not on display
Description
Amulet of the god Bes in his typical posture with knees bent, hands resting on his legs and tongue poking out. He wears the four plumed crown. Intact and pierced through the sides at the base of the crown.