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Pottery amulet of Bes on a lotus flower, with smaller figure of Bes between his legs; seated on the feathered headress of the latter is a figure of Horus as a child. Larger figure of Bes has a monkey on either shoulder, and is crowned with five feathers. There are four holes between the feathers, as though the object were to be suspended. Broken in two.


  • ID
  • Department
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Classification
    Jewelry & adornment-Amulets and pendants
  • Findspot
  • Material
    Pottery (glazed ceramic)
  • Dimensions
    JE: 10 cm; CG: 11.5 cm
  • Credit Line
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Catalogue General number
  • Cairo Special Register number
  • Object owned by
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Notes
    Found May 1861
  • Remarks
    RELATED MEDIA: EMC_JE_II_Sp198-199LR; EMC_CG_038001-039384_187LR; EMC_CG_038001-039384_PL040; ALTERNATE NUMBER(S): EMC_CG_38729

Full Bibliography

  • Daressy, Georges. Catalogue general des antiquites egyptiennes du Musee du Caire. Nos. 38001-39384. Statues de divinites. 1906. 187. ; Maspero, Gaston. Catalogue, no. 4595.

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