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Bes Gossip

In ancient Egypt, women tattooed images of Bes on their thighs, possibly to make sure they popped out healthy babies. Hey, whatever works. (Source)

Bes wasn't just for childbirth. Women and kids wore jazzy jewelry with images of handsome Bes to protect themselves against getting sick, too. (Source)

Bes often sticks his tongue out in an ancient game of "na na na na na." (Source)