Sistrum Handle with Bes

Date: Third Intermediate Period (1069–664 B.C.)
Maker: Egyptian
Medium: Bronze
Dimensions: 2 ¾ H x ¾ W x ¼ Diam.
Credit: Gift of Alvord W. Clements
Accession Number: 1976.1.1
Short and squat and sticking out his tongue, Bes protected mothers and children from evil spirits, and he protected the home.