Bes amulet, Late Period

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A faience amulet of the god Bes, with a feathered crown.
The dwarf Bes, with his feathered headdress, lion mane and tail, and protruding tongue, was the protector of the houshold, of women in labour and children.
Date: Late Period, 26th to 30th Dynasty 664-332 B.C.

Material: Faience
Height: 4.6 cm

Provenance: Former private collection Bruch 2006
Estimate € 300 – 400

Item condition: Good

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