Galerie Günter Puhze
Ancient Art

Object: 7042

Head of Bes

Late Period – Ptolemaic Period, 7th – 1st century B.C.

Reddish-brown glass. Left ear missing. Amulet of a head of the protective deity Bes with full beard, broad nose, protruding tongue and a loop at the top.

Published: Sotheby´s London 11th July 1988, no. 253

German collection, Trier, acquired 1988. 

H 3,3 cm

Price € 1.800