Bes Amulet Greetings Card

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Exclusive to the British Museum, a photographic greetings card showing a blue glazed statue of the ancient Egyptian god Bes.

The card is part of a range accompanying the British Museum exhibition Hieroglyphs: unlocking ancient Egypt.

This greetings card is printed in the UK and is blank inside for your message.

The image on the card is of a blue glazed composition amulet representing the household god Bes. Often depicted as a dwarf-like being with a lion’s mane and protruding tongue, Bes was the god of fertility in ancient Egyptian belief and was believed to drive away evil. Ornaments of the god were often placed around the home to protect the inhabitants and bring happiness.

A beautiful card which showcases the wonderful detail and artistry of ancient Egyptian amulets.

  • Product Code: CMCS75280
  • Product Weight: 0.01Kg
  • Dimensions: H16 x L11cm
  • Exhibition: Hieroglyphs: unlocking ancient Egypt
  • Material: Card
  • Details: Includes envelope
  • Postage Weight: 0.10 Kg

Exclusive to the British Museum, a photographic greetings card showing a blue glazed statue of the ancient Egyptian god Bes.

The card is part of a range accompanying the British Museum exhibition Hieroglyphs: unlocking ancient Egypt.

This greetings card is printed in the UK and is blank inside for your message.

The image on the card is of a blue glazed composition amulet representing the household god Bes. Often depicted as a dwarf-like being with a lion’s mane and protruding tongue, Bes was the god of fertility in ancient Egyptian belief and was believed to drive away evil. Ornaments of the god were often placed around the home to protect the inhabitants and bring happiness.

A beautiful card which showcases the wonderful detail and artistry of ancient Egyptian amulets.

  • Product Code: CMCS75280
  • Product Weight: 0.01Kg
  • Dimensions: H16 x L11cm
  • Exhibition: Hieroglyphs: unlocking ancient Egypt
  • Material: Card
  • Details: Includes envelope
  • Postage Weight: 0.10 Kg
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