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Figure of Bes

Figure of Bes.jpg Tablet at Sneferu at Wady-MagharahThumbnailsHead of NecoTablet at Sneferu at Wady-MagharahThumbnailsHead of Neco

Bes seems also to have been a divinity of the same class {Evil Gods]. He was represented as a hideous dwarf, with large outstanding ears, bald, or with a plume of feathers on his head, and with a lion-skin down his back, often carrying in his two hands two knives.

Author
Ancient Egypt
By George Rawlinson
Published 1886
Available from gutenberg.org
Keywords
Ancients, Egypt, Gods, Religion
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