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Amulet of Bes Head and Serpent

A work made of faience.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of faience.

Date:

Third Intermediate Period (about 1070–664 BCE)

Artist:

Egyptian

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Ancient and Byzantine Art

Culture

Ancient Egyptian

Title

Amulet of Bes Head and Serpent

Origin

Egypt

Date

1070 BCE–664 BCE

Medium

Faience

Dimensions

3.2 × 1.6 × 0.6 cm (1 1/4 × 5/8 × 1/4 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Henry H. Getty and Charles L. Hutchinson

Reference Number

1894.845

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