Egypt, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, 1540-1269 BC / Bes Head Amulet / 1540-1269 BCEgypt, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, 1540-1269 BC
Bes Head Amulet
1540-1269 BC

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Creator Nationality: African; North African; Egyptian
Creator Dates/Places: Egypt, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, 1540-1269 BC
Creator Active Place: Egypt, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, 1540-1269 BC
Creator Name-CRT: Egypt, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, 1540-1269 BC
Title: Bes Head Amulet
Title Type: Primary
View: Full View
Creation Start Date: -154
Creation End Date: -129
Creation Date: 1540-1269 BC
Object Type: Costume and Jewelry
Classification Term: Amulets
Materials and Techniques: Faience
Dimensions: Overall: 2.9cm x 2.2cm x 0.3cm
AMICA Contributor: The Cleveland Museum of Art
Owner Location: Cleveland, Ohio, USA
ID Number: 1914.737
Credit Line: Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic Trust
Provenance: Purchased from Mohammed Mohasseb and Son, Luxor, by Lucy Olcott Perkins through Henry W. Kent, May 14, 1913, with another piece
AMICA ID: CMA_.1914.737
AMICA Library Year: 1999
Media Metadata Rights: Copyright, The Cleveland Museum of Art

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