Egypto-Phoenician Blue Frit Faience Amulet of Bes

13814. Egypto-Phoenician Blue Frit Faience Amulet of Bes

Late Period, Ca 715 to 500 BC

Light blue composition amulet of the dwarf god standing in classic pose with hands to hips. He is powerfully rendered with strong facial expression, large arms, his eye pupils and tongue are made of a yellowish accent. A protection talisman. 2-1/2 inches (6.3cm) H. + custom mount. Condition: Chip to left ear, legs gone. Ex NY Collection, Acq Sasson Ancient Art, Jerusalem, 2000s

$2,200


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