Egyptian faience amulet of Bes, dancing and playing the tambourineSKU: 00231
1070 - 700 BC
In perfect condition
Egyptisch faience amulet van Bes, dansend en de tamboerijn spelend.
Bes is one of the oldest Egyptian gods. He is often depicted as a scary dwarf with a wide bearded face. He was a god associated with joy en wine but also with birth and scaring of demons and other enemies.
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Ex. private collection UK, collected before the 1970's.
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