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Carole Raddato
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published on 23 November 2016
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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)

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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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Raddato, C. (2016, November 23). Bes, Museo Barracco. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/6067/bes-museo-barracco/

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