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AN ANCIENT EGYPTIAN BRONZE FIGURE OF BES


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Ancient Egyptian household god of childbirth, humor, song and dance. Depicted as a squat, nude, bandy-legged male figure, with thick moustache, with short, pug nose, wearing a plumed crown, wearing a lion skin with long tail on his back, with lion arms draped over his shoulders and lion paws resting on his chest. Late Ptolemaic Period, 100 -30 B.C. 2 7/8 inches high. From a French collection.