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Fragment of Bes Figure

Period:
Late Period
Dynasty:
Dynasty 26–30
Date:
664–332 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt
Medium:
Green faience
Dimensions:
L. 2.5 cm (1 in.)
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1905
Accession Number:
05.3.27
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 130
Ex collection John Ward (before 1902). Collection purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan and donated to the Museum, 1905.

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