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Magical Stele
Magical Stele
Date:
305 –30 BC
Location:
Legion of Honor
Terrace Hallway West
Century:
Media:
Black Steatite
Dimensions:
3 x 3 1/4 (7.6 x 8.3 cm)
Department:
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Middle East
Culture/People:
Egyptian
Accession Number:
1925.160
Acquisition Date:
1925-05-05
Credit Line:

Gift of Adolph B. Spreckels, Jr.

A fragmentary stele carved in high relief showing ithyphallic Bes striding to right; with two sets of wings and of arms, his body assumes the form of a falcon.

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