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Amulet of the God Bes, 6th/1st Century BC

  • Egyptian


  • 1 1/8 x 5/8 x 1/2 in. ( 2.86 x 1.59 x 1.27 cm)

Gift of Frederick Stearns



Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas

William H. Peck. “Archaeology and the Detroit Institute of Arts.” Bulletin of the Detroit Institute of Arts, vol. 79, no. 1/2 (2005): 6, fig. 1.

Egyptian, Amulet of the God Bes, 6th/1st Century BC, Faience. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Frederick Stearns, 90.1S12786.