The god Bes. Dendera temple, Egypt.
In Egyptian mythology
was a hideously ugly dwarf
god who guarded against evil spirits and misfortune. He was the protector of the pharaohs and a god of children, women in labor (he aided Taweret
), pleasure, music
. He was feminized in the form of Beset
In art, he was portrayed ithyphallic with a long tongue, bow legs and some feline parts.