Earthenware Bes statuette. Egypt

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Fragment from joyful maternity statuette representing the god Bes grimacing and holding stylized Harpocrates in his arm. Earthenware with glaze loss.

Egypt, Third Intermediate Period or Late Period of Ancient Egypt, 1069-332 B.C.

Height: 6,5 cm (2-1/2 in.) - Width: 7 cm (2-3/4 in.).

Visible shocks, missing feathers and paws

Bibliography:
- J. Bulté, « Talismans égyptiens d’heureuse maternité » (Egyptian Talismans from Joyful Maternity), Paris, 1991, Pl 7-8

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  • Expertissim Reference: 2013061040