Amulet of Pataikos

Egyptian
Late Period
760–332 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Street 7000, west of mastaba G 7150

Dimensions

Height x width: 2.5 x 1.1 cm (1 x 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

26-1-540

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

This is an amulet of Pataikos. It is crude, with a ring on the back of the head for suspension. In two fragments, now joined.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza Street G 7000, W of mastaba G 7150. 1926: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition