Vase with Face of Bes on One Side
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
6 3/8 x Diam. 3 15/16 in. (16.2 x 10 cm) (show scale)
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Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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Vase with Face of Bes on One Side, 664-332 B.C.E. Clay, 6 3/8 x Diam. 3 15/16 in. (16.2 x 10 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.328E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.37.328E_NegD_print_bw.jpg)
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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 moustache 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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