Vase with Face of Bes on One Side
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
6 3/4 × Diam. 4 1/8 in. (17.2 × 10.4 cm) (show scale)
Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
One large pottery vessel bearing the features of the god Bes. The vessel is buff slipped and the decoration which consists of the face of the god and a pair of arms is executed in slip. A mustache is incised.
Condition: The rim is chipped on the recto. A hole has been punched in the left hand side of the vessel (roughly circular). Some staining but otherwise perfect.
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Vase with Face of Bes on One Side, 664-332 B.C.E. Clay, 6 3/4 × Diam. 4 1/8 in. (17.2 × 10.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.328E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.37.328E_view01.jpg)
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