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Ancient Egyptian Faience Bes Plaque

Ancient Egyptian Faience Bes Plaque

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Ancient Egyptian Faience Bes Plaque

A nice dark green faience amulet with the head of the God Bes in a round open-worked plaque with a hole for suspending. Three feathers of his tiara, his eyebrows and the pupils with traces of black pigment. It is a rare depiction of a juvenile Bes.

Comes with a copy of a signed statement from the former owner, who inherited
the collection from her father (Vladimir Gurewich 1900-1970)

Date: Egypt, Third Intermediate Period, 21st - 25th Dynasty, ca. 1069 - 525 B.C.
Material: Faience
Size: ⌀ ca. 3,4 cm - 3,5 cm
Condition: slightly chipped, otherwise intact
Provenance: From the collection of Vladimir Gurewich (1900 - 1970), bought in
the late 1940s or early 1950s (probably at Dikran Kelekian Gallery, New York); thence by descent.

The authenticity of the item is unconditionally guaranteed.
This item is accompanied with an illustrated Certificate of Authenticity.