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Jar in the Form of Bes
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Jar in the Form of Bes


Description Exhibitions Provenance Credit
Description The god Bes was responsible for protecting mothers and children. This jar may have held liquids used as remedies.
Exhibitions
  • Faience: The Colors of the Heavens. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore; The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2003-2004.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
1st century BCE-1st century CE (Ptolemaic-Roman)
Medium
Egyptian faience
(Ceramics)
Accession Number
48.1600
Measurements
5 3/16 in. (13.2 cm)
Geographies
  • Egypt (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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