Talisman with "Bes" Deity, Late Period, c. 700 - 500 BCClick here to view a larger version of the image
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Talisman with "Bes" Deity, Late Period, c. 700 - 500 BC
|Provenance||Size||Starting price / estimated price|
|German private collection, Würzburg, before 1996||H: 1.3 inch||
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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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