Egyptian Turquoise Blue Glaze Faience Amulet of Bes

14805. Egyptian Turquoise Blue Glaze Faience Amulet of Bes

Late Period, 26th-30th Dynasty, 664-343 B.C.

A deep turquoise blue glaze amulet of the dwarf god, he wears a high plume headdress atop head and stands in classic pose with ears extended, bent legs, hands to hips and tongue extended. Intact Loop hole for suspension. A protection talisman.

Size: 2-3/4 inches (7 cm). Height + block mount.

Provenance: Probably Dikran Kelekian Gallery, New York.
Acquired by Vladimir Gurewich, late 1940s or early 1950s; thence by descent.

$1,450


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