Amulet of Pataikos
Napatan Period, reign of Piankhy (Piye)
Findspot: Nubia(Sudan), El-Kurru, Ku 53
Height: 5.5 cm (2 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This amulet is made of a blue glazed faience. It is of a standing figure crowned with disc, horns, feathers, and two uraeae. There is a suspension hole through the back of the head.
From el-Kurru, Ku. 53 (tomb of Queen Tabiry). 1919: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.
(Accession date: January 1, 1924)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition