Sistrum Handle with Bes

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