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Item:372515707914Bes Cosmetic Container, Late Period, 716-30 BC.Cosmetic container depicting Bes, the Egyptian protective god seated resting his forearms on his raised knees. Well carved expressive facial features with large smile and curled beard, wearing the skin of the panther, with the panther’s head under his chin and the rest of the skin on his back. Nice mellow surface patina, with several traces of green pigment coloration. Squared rim opening at the top of his head. Ancient stable cracks on the body. Height: 2-1/8 inch. (5 cm.) Published in Arte Primitivo Catalogue, December 12, 2012, lot # 233.Reference: Christie’s New York, December 2004, lot # 408. Visit My eBay Store: PHOENICIA HOLYLAND ANTIQUITIES Our policy: We ship worldwide.All our items are guaranteed authentic as described. For international shipping, we ship via registered mail, if you wish to have your item(s) shipped via another method, please let us know and we will adjust the shipping fees on the invoice accordingly. NY resident must pay 8.375% for sales tax. All our items come with Certificate of Authenticity. WE TRY OUR BEST TO SERVE YOU.