Ptolemaic Egypt, nice terracotta figure of Bes
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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Egyptian: Sculpture: Pre AD 1000: item # 1109281
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|An attractive terracotta figure of Bes, Ptolemaic Period, c. 2nd - 1st Century BC, naked, wearing a feathered headdress, standing with hands on his knees. The back is unmodelled with circular vent, the base with some losses. H: 5 7/8" (14.9 cm). Beautifully detailed with excellent style and traces of red pigment. Cf. Bailey, "Ptolemaic and Roman terracottas from Egypt in the British Museum", pl. 15, no. 3085; Ex Northern California private collection.|