- Late Period–Ptolemaic Period
- 664–30 B.C.
- From Egypt
- Blue, yellow faience
- l. 6 cm (2 3/8 in.) × w. 2.9 cm (1 1/8 in.)
- Credit Line:
- Gift of Helen Miller Gould, 1910
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This small double-sided figure depicts the beloved god Bes with his body of a dwarf, leonine head, and feather headdress. The bright blue faience is has linear details in an equally bright contrasting yellow-green, so that the god looks a bit like a cookie with icing.