Amulet fragment of Pataikos

Egyptian
Late Period
760–332 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, East of pyramid I-b

Dimensions

Height x width x thickness: 0.8 x 0.8 x 0.9 cm (5/16 x 5/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

24.2599

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Fragment of amulet in shape of two Pataikos figures back to back, heads only in fragment, hole bored between heads.

Provenance

From Giza, east of pyramid I-b. 1924: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition