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Object Number: E14358
Current Location: Amarna
Currently On Display
Provenience: Egypt
Period: Twenty-First Dynasty
Date Made: 1075-656 BC
Early Date: -1075
Late Date: -656
Height: 21.89cm
Width: 8cm
Thickness: 2.69cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Charles Scheeler, 1926
Other NumberES14343 - Other Number


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


[Journal] Rose, Charlotte. "Childbirth Magic". : Page/Fig./Plate: 43View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Silverman, David P. 1997. Searching for Ancient Egypt: Art, Architecture and Artifacts from the University of Pennsylvania Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: 78-79View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Capel, Anne K. & Markoe, Glen. Mistress of the House Mistress of the Heaven Women in Ancient Egypt. : Page/Fig./Plate: 67-68View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] The Artifacts of Ancient Egypt. : Page/Fig./Plate: 73View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Silverman, David P., et al. 2006. Akhenaten and Tutankhamun Revolution and Restoration. : Page/Fig./Plate: 27, fig. 21View Objects cited in this Publication

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