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.
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.