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Bes, Protector of women in child-birth - The Virtual Egyptian Antiquity Museum



 

 

Bes, Protector of women in child-birth

 

Bes, protector of women in child-birth, is represented dancing with a tambourine to amuse other gods or to ward off evil spirits. It is made from a layer of gesso over wood.


 

Last Updated: June 14th, 2011

 

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