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An Egyptian Faience Bead of Bes, Late Period, ca. 664 - 332 BCE

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An Egyptian Faience Bead of Bes, Late Period, ca. 664 - 332 BCE
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An Egyptian Faience Bead of Bes, Late Period, ca. 664 - 332 BCE, ca. 664 - 332 BCE:
Medium: Faience
The flat buff-colored bead depicting the face of the dwarf-god Bes, his feather crown, grotesque facial features, and protruding ears prominently featured, the reverse side depicting a square of engraved glyphs, the sides pierced horizontally for attachment.

Dimensions: Length: 7/8 inch (2.2 cm)
Reference No: 043

PROVENANCE: John J. Slocum Collection. Mr. Slocum (1914-1997) collected most of his antiquities while serving as US cultural attache to Egypt in the 1960s. Later, he served as Assistant to the Director of The Smithsonian, was appointed by President Reagan to the Presidential Cultural Property Advisory Committee, and was a Trustee Emeritus of the Archaeological Institute of America. He was a well-respected scholar/collector, whose medieval crusader coins were sold in a single-owner sale at Sotheby's, London in 1997.

OUR GUARANTEE: We hereby certify the above item to be authentic and due diligence conducted to ensure stated provenance. We strictly adhere to the code of Conduct established by the Association of Dealers & Collectors of Ancient & Ethnographic Art and have established, to the best of our ability, the object(s) have not been illegally obtained from the country of origin, excavation, architectural monument, public institution or private property. A Certificate of Authenticity is provided with every object.
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With some wear to the surface, overall intact and in good condition.
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An Egyptian Faience Bead of Bes, Late Period, ca. 664 - 332 BCE

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Est. $200 - $300Starting Price $100
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Lot 0023 Details

Description
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An Egyptian Faience Bead of Bes, Late Period, ca. 664 - 332 BCE, ca. 664 - 332 BCE:
Medium: Faience
The flat buff-colored bead depicting the face of the dwarf-god Bes, his feather crown, grotesque facial features, and protruding ears prominently featured, the reverse side depicting a square of engraved glyphs, the sides pierced horizontally for attachment.

Dimensions: Length: 7/8 inch (2.2 cm)
Reference No: 043

PROVENANCE: John J. Slocum Collection. Mr. Slocum (1914-1997) collected most of his antiquities while serving as US cultural attache to Egypt in the 1960s. Later, he served as Assistant to the Director of The Smithsonian, was appointed by President Reagan to the Presidential Cultural Property Advisory Committee, and was a Trustee Emeritus of the Archaeological Institute of America. He was a well-respected scholar/collector, whose medieval crusader coins were sold in a single-owner sale at Sotheby's, London in 1997.

OUR GUARANTEE: We hereby certify the above item to be authentic and due diligence conducted to ensure stated provenance. We strictly adhere to the code of Conduct established by the Association of Dealers & Collectors of Ancient & Ethnographic Art and have established, to the best of our ability, the object(s) have not been illegally obtained from the country of origin, excavation, architectural monument, public institution or private property. A Certificate of Authenticity is provided with every object.
Condition
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With some wear to the surface, overall intact and in good condition.

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