University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:E387
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Egypt
Period: Third Intermediate Period
Twenty-Second Dynasty
Date Made: 945 - 712 BC
Early Date: -946
Late Date: 945 - 712 BC
Section:Egyptian
Materials:Steatite
Iconography:Bes
Baboon
Credit Line:Purchased from William Flinders Petrie, 1890
Other Number:ES 387 - Original Number

Description

The bottom is decorated with an image of Bes flanked by two worshipping babbons (Cynocephali as new sun?). Yellowish glazed faience.


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