Bes, Museo Barracco

Illustration

Carole Raddato
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published on 23 November 2016

Marble statue of Bes with lion-like ears and mane, 1st century CE, from Rome. Bes was the ancient Egyptian god of childbirth, fertility, sexuality, humour, and war. (Museo Barracco, Rome)



About the Author

Carole Raddato
Carole maintains the popular ancient history photo-blog Following Hadrian, where she travels the world in the footsteps of emperor Hadrian.

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