Location: On Display in the Ancient Egypt: Discovery to Display

From: Egypt

Curatorial Section: Egyptian

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Object Number E14358
Current Location Ancient Egypt: Discovery to Display - On Display
Provenience Egypt
Period Twenty-First Dynasty
Date Made 1075-656 BCE
Section Egyptian
Materials Faience
Iconography Bes | Monkey | Cat | Bird

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.

Height 21.89 cm
Width 8 cm
Thickness 2.69 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Charles Scheeler, 1926
Other Number ES14343 - Other Number

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