Pendant of the dwarf god Bes

2006ac7057 jpg l

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Acquired in 1963 (the spelunker thinks)

artist
Unknown
attributions_note
bibliography
collection_code
MET
credit
Wallis Bequest
date_end
date_start
date_text
600BC-100BC (made)
descriptive_line
Pendant, gold, decorated with inlaid glass, in the form of Bes, a deity of music, war and childbirth, Egypt, Ptolemaic, 4th-1st century BC
dimensions
Height: 3.8 cm, Width: 1.6 cm, Depth: 0.8 cm
edition_number
event_text
exhibition_history
gallery
Jewellery, room 91
historical_context_note
historical_significance
history_note
id
78612
label
Pendant of the dwarf god Bes, associated with the protection ofthe house Egypt, about 600-100 BC (Late Period-Ptolemaic Period) Gold and glazed steatite Museum no. M.31-1963 Bequeathed by E.H. Wallis [2007]
last_checked
2014-08-30T00:41:30.000Z
last_processed
2014-08-30T00:41:30.000Z
latitude
26.69636
location
Jewellery, room 91, case 2, shelf A, box 10
longitude
30.246469
marks
materials
gold, steatite
materials_techniques
Gold and glazed steatite
museum_number
M.31-1963
museum_number_token
m311963
object_number
O111082
object_type
Pendant
on_display
1
original_currency
original_price
physical_description
Pendant, gold decorated with glazed steatite. In the form of Bes, a deity of music, war and childbirth, associated with the protection of the house
place
Egypt
primary_image_id
2006AC7057
production_note
Late Period-Ptolemaic Period
production_type
public_access_description
related_museum_numbers
rights
3
shape
site_code
VA
slug
pendant-of-the-dwarf-god-pendant-unknown
sys_updated
2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z
techniques
glazed
title
Pendant of the dwarf god Bes
updated
vanda_exhibition_history
year_end
-100
year_start
-600