Reddish-brown pottery mould used for the manufacture of small faience objects in the shape of the god Bes.. Rounded back to mould. White sticker on the back but number now not clear. Compare with W M Flinders Petrie, Tell el-Amarna (London, 1894), plate XVII, nos. 290-291. Many hundreds of moulds have been collected from New Kingdom urban sites such as Gurob, Tell el-Amarna and Qantir. The exact provenance of this amulet is not known. It was collected by Rev. Greville John Chester and sold to Norwich Castle Museum in 1870.