Seller: ancient_art4wuz (10,016) 100%, Location: London, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 232151648175 Egyptian Faience Bes AmuletA green glazed composition amulet of the god Bes standing with hands at stomach, and wearing a plumed headdress. He was a complex being who was both a deity and a demonic fighter. The name Aha is also associated with Bes, meaning fighter and is thus associated as the god of war. In his other roles, he was also a patron of childbirth and the home, and was associated with sexuality, humour, music and dancing. He was immensely popular with every day Egyptian people. Late Period, 664-332 B.C.Provenance: From an early 20th century collection.Dimension:Height: 5 cm Condition: Very fine condition with destinctive features.