A large Egyptian Faience Headdress of Bes, Late Period, ca. 664 - 332 BCE

EF2002

$600 USD

Of pale green faience, the four feathers individually textured by incised parallel lines, the tips dipped in black, a horizontal loop at the back for attachment.

Dimensions: Height: 1 3/4 inches, Width: 1 7/8 inches (4.7 cm)

Condition: With minor losses to the surface, one feather tip repaired, overall in good condition.

Provenance: RDA private collection, acquired from the NY trade as part of a collection assembled in the 1970's and 1980's.