Lot: 170

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Talisman with "Bes" Deity, Late Period, c. 700 - 500 BC

Africa-Antiques, Egypt

Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
German private collection, Würzburg, before 1996 H: 1.3 inch 200 EUR
plus 27 % commission, VAT, transport and insurance

made from glazed green faience, base

"Bes", together with his feminine counterpart "Beset", is an ancient Egyptian deity worshipped as a protector of mothers, children, and childbirth.

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