Bes Amulet card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Bes Amulet


Currently not on display


Amulet in the form of the god Bes. Repaired suspension hole at the back. Bes is here typically depicted naked, with the ears and mane of a lion, but without a plumed headdress. The provenance is not recorded but this is probably New Kingdom or later.