1: An Egyptian Double-Sided Bes Faience Amulet
From ancient Egypt, Late-Ptolemaic, 26th-30th Dynasty, 664-30 B.C. Dark-green turquoise glazed composition faience amulet depicting the dwarf god Bes, shown standing on a rectangular base, originally wearing the crown of plumes, his tail reaching to base, a suspension hole at side of head. 2-1/8"H (5.3cm).
PROVENANCE: Ex-AG Collection, pre-1983.
Headdress missing, otherwise intact.