<em>Bes Jar</em>, 664–332 B.C.E. Clay, slip, 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, 37.328E_overall_PS22.jpg)

Bes Jar

Medium: Clay, slip

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:664–332 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 6 3/4 × Diam. 4 1/8 in. (17.2 × 10.4 cm)



Accession Number: 37.328E

Image: 37.328E_overall_PS22.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
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.

Brooklyn Museum