Amulet of Pataikos
Napatan Period, reign of Taharqa–Senkamanisken
Findspot: Nubia(Sudan), Meroe, W846
Height: 6.2 cm (2 7/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This amulet is made of faience with a faded glaze. The amulet represents Pataikos, with a scarab on his head and Cynocephali on shoulders. At the back, winged Sekhemet is placed on two crocodiles.
From Meroe, W 846 [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