Ring with Egyptian polychrome faience amulet representing Bes, frontal-facing and in typical position with his hands on his hips. Nice green glaze with raised accents in a yellow glaze. Modelled similarly on both sides.
Bes was worshipped for his protective qualities. A friendly deity which was symbolised with laughter, music and dance granting him many different qualities.
The authentic Egyptian bead is set with decorative spacer beads on a contemporary ring and is free to rotate (swivel).
Outside diameter: ± 21,5 mm
Inside diameter: ± 18,5 x 17 mm
Amulet: 17,5 x 9,9 mm
A timeless and unique piece of jewellery, will be delivered in a gift box.
Good condition, restrung and wearable (new ring, nickel-free). Signs of wear consistent with age and use, see images.
Certificate of Authenticity available upon request (pdf-document).
Restrung with professional materials and fasteners to make wearable or to facilitate putting on display.
Purchased by the current owner from M.A. Gallery, London, UK, 2016.
The seller guarantees this piece is acquired in a legal manner. Related documents seen by Catawiki.
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- Égypte ancienne
- Nombre d’objets
- Bague avec amulette Bes en faïence
- Siècle/ Période
- Late Period, 664-332 BC
- Bon état, voir la photo