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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1943.1044
Title
Standing Statuette of the God Bes
Classification
Sculpture
Work Type
sculpture, statuette
Date
2nd century CE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Africa, Egypt (Ancient)
Period
Roman Imperial period
Culture
Egyptian
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/291720
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Faience
Technique
Molded
Dimensions
28 x 12 x 9 cm (11 x 4 3/4 x 3 9/16 in.)
Provenance
Grenville L. Winthrop, NY (by 1943), bequest; to The Fogg Museum of Art.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of Grenville L. Winthrop
Accession Year
1943
Object Number
1943.1044
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Dows Dunham, "The Egyptian Antiquities", Bulletin of the Fogg Art Museum (1943), Vol. 10, No. 2, 40-43, p. 40.

Dorothy W. Gillerman, ed., Grenville L. Winthrop: Retrospective for a Collector, exh. cat., Fogg Art Museum (Cambridge, 1969), p. 256 (checklist).

Stephen R. Wilk, Medusa: Solving the Mystery of the Gorgon, Oxford University Press (UK) (Oxford, NY, 2000), p. 63, fig. 4.4

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