<em>Male Birth-God</em>, ca. 1539–1425 B.C.E. Faience, 1 1/4 x 11/16 x 3/16 in. (3.1 x 1.7 x 0.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.912E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 37.912E_top_PS20.jpg)

Male Birth-God

Medium: Faience

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1539–1425 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 1 1/4 x 11/16 x 3/16 in. (3.1 x 1.7 x 0.5 cm)


Museum Location: Egyptian Orientation Gallery, 3rd Floor


Accession Number: 37.912E

Image: 37.912E_top_PS20.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Dark blue-green glazed amulet representing, in relief (the rear surface is flat), the god Bes standing on a small plinth with his hands at his hips. The arms and legs are openwork. The outer edge of the top of the figure is formed by the line of the curved brows. The details of the beard and fur on the abdomen are given by incised lines. The figure is pierced for suspension from side to side. Pendant breasts are not indicated. Condition: Small cracks in beard and right wrist

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