Ancient Egyptian Faience amulet of Bess, late period, 600-300BC
Ancient Egyptian Faience amulet of Bess, in pale body with pierced hole for wearing, moulded on both sides with a representation of the dwarf household god with feathered headdress.
Old ink collection number to one side, more recently mounted on a piece of stone painted black.
Late period, 600-300BC
29mm high, 6cm total
Provenance: Old Melbourne Collection