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Bes - Egyptian God




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Definition: Bes was an imported Egyptian god, possibly of Nubian origin. Bes is depicted as a dwarf often sticking out his tongue, in full frontal view, instead of the profile view of most of the other Egyptian gods. Bes was a protector god who helped in childbirth and promoted fertility. He was a guardian against snakes and misfortune.

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