University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:E14358
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Egypt
Period: Twenty-First Dynasty
Date Made: 1075-656 BC
Early Date: -1075
Late Date: 1075-656 BC
Section:Egyptian
Materials:Faience
Iconography:Bes
Monkey
Cat
Bird
Height: 21.89 Centimeters/Inches
Width: 8 Centimeters/Inches
Thickness: 2.69 Centimeters/Inches
Credit Line:Purchased from Charles Scheeler, 1926
Other Number:ES14343 - Other Number

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.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

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

Bibliography:

[Journal] Rose, Charlotte. "Childbirth Magic".View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Silverman, David P. 1997. Searching for Ancient Egypt: Art, Architecture and Artifacts from the University of Pennsylvania Museum.View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Capel, Anne K. & Markoe, Glen. Mistress of the House Mistress of the Heaven Women in Ancient Egypt.View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] The Artifacts of Ancient Egypt.View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Silverman, David P., et al. 2006. Akhenaten and Tutankhamun Revolution and Restoration.View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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