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Ancient EGYPTIAN BES God Of War & Sexuality Figure Sculpture Statue 2613–2181 BC

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Seller: ancient-egyptian-antiques (140) 100%, Location: Luxor, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 152817039367 ANCIENT EGYPTIAN BES GOD OF WAR AND SEXUALITY FIGURE SCULPTURE STATUE 2613–2181 BC (The Egyptian god Bes)Bes Was the Egyptian Guardian and War God and a Protector God of Childbirth. He Was Believed to Guard Against Evil Spirits and Misfortune.Bes Is the Ancient Egyptian Guardian and War God Who Was Depicted as a Frightening, Grotesque Figure but Was in Fact a Benign, or Friendly, God to the Egyptians. Bes Was Depicted as a Bandy-Legged Dwarf Deity with a Large Broad Face with a Beard or Surrounded by the Mane of a Lion, Wearing a Skin of a Panther, the Uniform of a Soldier, or a Kilt and the Tail of a Lion. His Tongue Was Often Depicted Protruding from His Mouth and He Sometimes Brandished a Knife or Sword. Bes Was Closely Associated with Taweret the Hippopotamus Goddess with Whom He Shared Protective Duties Relating to Childbirth and Who Was Frequently Described as the Wife of Bes.the Ugly Appearance of Bes Was Believed by the Ancient Egyptians to Act as a Frightening Deterrent to the Enemies of Ancient Egypt Which Was Emphasized by His Aggressive Stance When Holding a Sword. in His Role of a Protector God of Childbirth He Was Revered by the Royal Family of Egypt and Depicted on Scenes of Royal Births in the Temples of Thebes. No Cult Center Was Dedicated to Bes, He Was Primarily Worshipped as a Private, Household God and Was Depicted in the Homes and Shrines of the Tomb Workers in Deir El-Medina. the Diverse Roles of the Dwarf God Encompassed That of a Benign, Protective God Who Revelled in Music and Dancing and as a Fierce Adversary to Enemies of Egyptians, Including Dangerous Animals, Snakes and Scorpions. Normally the ancient Egyptian gods were shown in profile, but Bes always appears in full face and ready to attack on any approaching enemy, danger or evil.(The Role of Bes) the Role and Duties of Bes Were:Protector God of Childbirth and Pregnant WomenGuardian of the Royal Family and Royal BirthsWar DeityDefender of Egypt and Against EvilHousehold God Protecting Against All Intruders Including Snakes and ScorpionsCreator of Loud Music. He Was Depicted Loudly Playing Various Musical Instruments to Celebrate the Birth of a Newborn Child but Also to Scare Away the Demons That Might Harm to the Child- Height: 5.90 Inch / 15 cm- Bottom Circumference: 4.52 x 3.54 Inch / 11.5 x 9 cm- Weight: 900 gm Provenance:- I Herewith Declare That the Object Was Purchased by Me in Egypt / Luxor City 1979 As A Part Of Large Collection and Has Been in My Collection Since Then.- I Warrant That the Object Is in the Same Condition as I Bought It from the Previous Owner and That There Is No Any Alterations of Any Kind- I Guarantee That the Item Will Be Shipped in a Legal Manner According to Your Country's Rules and Policies and That I Will Take Care That Any Necessary Permits Will Be Arranged- illustrated Certificate Of Ownership Which Contain All the Details Will Be Approved for Export and Import and It Will Be Shipped with the ObjectThis illustrated Certificate of Ownership Which Will Be Approved for Export and Import Contain:- The Place and the Date of Sale Between the Previous and Current Owner- Name & Hand-Signature of the Previous Owner- Name & Hand-Signature of the Current Owner- Previous & Current Owner Addresses / Contact Information- Object Name- Object Condition- Object Dimensions- Object Country / City of Origin Condition: GOD BES Statue As Shown In Pictures, Material: Stone, Provenance: Ownership History Available, Item Name: EGYPTIAN BES GOD SCULPTURE STATUE FIGURE

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