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Reverse view of Horus stele, with relief mask of the god Bes, above a hieroglyphic text.

Reverse view of Horus stele, with relief mask of the god Bes, above a hieroglyphic text.

2-575-920 - Werner Forman Archive/Ariadne Gallery, New York/Heritage Images

Reverse view of Horus stele, with relief mask of the god Bes, above a hieroglyphic text. Reliefs of the deities Taweret, Horus, Seth, and Khnum. Bes in this context had a protective function. These stelae served to protect against attacks by harmful creatures and to cure snake bites and scorpion stings. Country of Origin: Egypt. Culture: Ancient Egyptian. Date/Period: Ptolemaic, 4th C BC. Material Size: schist, h=11.5 cms.


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  1. 2-575-920
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