A statue of the god Bes.
Bes definition by Webster's New World
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Egypt. Myth. a god of pleasure and a protector of women in childbirth and of children
Origin: Egyptian besa
Bes definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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The Egyptian god of music and revelry and the guardian deity of women in labor.