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Bes Mask


Description Conservation Provenance Credit
Description The pendant represents a head of the protective god Bes which derives from the face of a lion.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
4/20/1977Treatmentcleaned
Provenance Sheikh of the Pyramids [date and mode of acquistion unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1930 [mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1930

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Period
4th-1st century BC (Late Period-Greco-Roman)
Medium
Egyptian faience with blue, green and black glaze
(Ceramics)
Accession Number
48.1660
Measurements
H: 1 5/16 x W: 1 5/16 x D: 1/16 in. (3.27 x 3.28 x 0.15 cm)
Geographies
  • Egypt (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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