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Object Number:
E14358
Current Location:
Amarna
Provenience:
Egypt
Period:
Twenty-First Dynasty
Date Made:
1075-656 BC
Early Date:
-1075
Late Date:
-656
Section:
Egyptian
Materials:
Faience
Iconography:
Bes
Monkey
Cat
Bird
Description:
Two-sided faience plaque depicting Bes surrounded by scampering monkeys and holding a plumed baby Bes on his left arm. On the top of the back, a cat repels birds. Pierced along the top with a series of holes for suspension.
Height:
21.89cm
Width:
8cm
Thickness:
2.69cm
Other Number:
ES14343   -   Other Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Searching for Ancient Egypt: (1997 - 1997)
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Amarna: Ancient Egypt's Place in the Sun (12 Nov 2006)
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Bibliography:

[Book] Silverman, David P. 1997. Searching for Ancient Egypt: Art, Architecture and Artifacts from the University of Pennsylvania Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: 78-79
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[Book] Capel, Anne K. & Markoe, Glen. Mistress of the House Mistress of the Heaven Women in Ancient Egypt. : Page/Fig./Plate: 67-68
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[Book] The Artifacts of Ancient Egypt. : Page/Fig./Plate: 73
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[Book] Silverman, David P., et al. 2006. Akhenaten and Tutankhamun Revolution and Restoration. : Page/Fig./Plate: 27, fig. 21
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