Marble Statue of Bes

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Mark Cartwright
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published on 21 December 2018
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A marble statue of Bes, the Egyptian god of childbirth, fertility, sexuality, humour, and war. 1st-2nd century CE. (Vatican Museums, Rome)

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About the Author

Mark Cartwright
Mark is a history writer based in Italy. His special interests include pottery, architecture, world mythology and discovering the ideas that all civilizations share in common. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the Publishing Director at WHE.

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Cartwright, M. (2018, December 21). Marble Statue of Bes. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/9776/marble-statue-of-bes/

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Cartwright, Mark. "Marble Statue of Bes." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified December 21, 2018. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/9776/marble-statue-of-bes/.

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Cartwright, Mark. "Marble Statue of Bes." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 21 Dec 2018. Web. 18 Oct 2021.