Egyptian Quartzite Bust of Bes - 3rd Century BC

Quartzite bust of Bes, guardian of the household, patron of childbirth and god of war. Dating to Egypt's Ptolemaic Period, circa 332 - 30 BC. 

The rounded head with large, oval eyes, prominent cheeks and broad, furrowed brow. The wide nose with flaring nostrils, the mouth with plump, pursed lips, emerging from a long beard and moustache. 

A particularly striking, powerful sculpture of an important Egyptian deity.

Egyptian Quartzite Bust of Bes - 3rd Century BC. Quartzite bust of Bes, guardian of the household, patron of childbirth and god of war. Dating to Egypt's Ptolemaic Period, circa 332 - 30 BC.  The rounded head with large, oval eyes, prominent cheeks and broad, furrowed brow. The wide nose with flaring nostrils, the mouth with plump, pursed lips, emerging from a long beard and moustache.  A particularly striking, powerful sculpture of an important Egyptian deity.

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