Statuette of Bes as a Warrior
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
30 B.C.E.-395 C.E.
7 5/8 x 1 9/16 x 2 11/16 in. (19.3 x 3.9 x 6.9 cm) (show scale)
Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
Bes standing on a base, rectangular and straight in front, oval on back side. Full frontality. Usual type as a warrior. Right hand and arm lifted to feather crown, holding a sword, left arm supporting shield. Back: Vent hole in the middle, outlined, but hardly any modelling.
Condition: Very worn and partly chipped surface.
This item is not on view
Statuette of Bes as a Warrior, 30 B.C.E.-395 C.E. Terracotta, pigment, 7 5/8 x 1 9/16 x 2 11/16 in. (19.3 x 3.9 x 6.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.1778E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.37.1778E_NegA_print_bw.jpg)
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