Amulet of Pataikos

Nubian
Napatan Period
750–270 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru

Dimensions

Height: 3.6 cm (1 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.977

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Provenance

From el-Kurru. 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)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition