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Egyptian Bes Amulet, Late Period, 712-332 BC

Egyptian Bes Amulet, Late Period, 712-332 BC

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Egyptian: Faience: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1102394
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Bernhard I. Müller, PhD
Gallery by appointment
Zurich, Switzerland

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$ 280

Pale green faience amulet of the dwarf deity Bes, protector of women and childern.
Bes is shown with a frightening face supposed to scare away evil spirits. Pierce hole below the feather headdress.
Egyptian, Late Period, 712-332 BC
H. 1.8 cm (0.7 in)
Intact and of fine condition.
German art market (data will be provided to the buyer)

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