Due to a power outage we are closed today, July 23. Today's screening of "The Mermaid" will take place at National Museum of American History as planned.
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Amulet of Bes
ca. 1075-656 B.C.E or later

Unidentified, Egyptian
Third Intermediate Period or later

Faience (glazed composition)
H: 4.1 W: 2.2 D: 1.9 cm


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