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Object Number:E14358
Current Location: Ancient Egypt: Discovery to Display
Currently On Display
Provenience: Egypt
Period: Twenty-First Dynasty
Date Made: 1075-656 BCE
Early Date: -1075
Late Date: -656
Section:Egyptian
Materials:Faience
Iconography:Bes
Monkey
Cat
Bird
Height: 21.89 cm
Width: 8 cm
Thickness: 2.69 cm
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.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Searching for Ancient Egypt: (1997 - 1997) View Objects in Exhibition
Ancient Egypt: Discovery to Display (23 Feb 2019) View Objects in Exhibition
Amarna: Ancient Egypt's Place in the Sun (12 Nov 2006) View Objects in Exhibition
Archaeological Treasures of Ancient Egypt (1983 - 1984) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Article] Rose, Charlotte. 2016. "Childbirth Magic". Expedition: The Magazine of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. 58. no. 3. pg. 38-45 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 43View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Wegner, Jennifer H., and Wegner, Josef W., and Silverman, David P. 2006. Akhenaten and Tutankhamun Revolution and Restoration.. Philadelphia. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 27, fig. 21View 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.. Cornell University Press. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 78-79View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Markoe, Glen, and Capel, Anne K. Mistress of the House Mistress of the Heaven Women in Ancient Egypt.. Hudson Hills Press, New York in association with Cincinnatti Art Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 67-68View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] 1985. The Artifacts of Ancient Egypt.. National Museum of History, Republic of China. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 73View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Amarillo Art Center. 1983. Archaeological Treasures of Ancient Egypt.. Amarillo Art Center. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: #44View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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