About this object

Green faience amulet in the form of Bes. Suspension loop. Flat backed. Crown broken and mended with corner missing.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Religion
  • Culture
    Third Intermediate Period
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    1069 BC - 747 BC
  • Materials
    Egyptian Faience
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Purchased from the collections of Norwich Castle Museum
  • Collector
    J H T Dawson
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
    1910 about
  • Measurements
    52 mm x 23 mm x 12 mm
  • Related people
    J H T Dawson ( Collector, previous owner); Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery ( Previous owner)

Ownership

Previous owners

  • Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery

    Owned from: 1940
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: 1956
    Disposal method: Unknown or unrecorded
  • J H T Dawson

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: 1940
    Disposal method: Unknown or unrecorded
Object view = Humanities
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