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Bes

Period:
Late Period–Ptolemaic Period
Date:
664–30 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt
Medium:
Blue, yellow faience
Dimensions:
l. 1.8 cm (11/16 in.) × w. 0.8 cm (5/16 in.)
Credit Line:
Gift of Helen Miller Gould, 1910
Accession Number:
10.130.1992
Not on view
Formerly in the collection of the Reverend Chauncey Murch (died 1907). Collected between 1883 and 1906 while Murch was a missionary in Egypt. Collection purchased by the Museum from the Murch family with funds provided by Helen Miller Gould, 1910.

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