Amulet of Pataikos
Napatan Period, reign of Shabaka–Tanwetamani
Findspot: Nubia(Sudan), Meroe, W832
Height: 3.7 cm (1 7/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
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This amulet is made of faience with blue glaze. It is a double faced figure; one side has Pataikos, the other side is hawk-headed. Pataikos has a scarab on head and crocodiles under his feet.
From Meroe: W 832 [Excav. date] March, 1923. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition