Amulet of Pataikos

Egyptian
Late Period
760–332 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, St. 7500

Dimensions

Overall: 1.5 cm (9/16 in.)

Accession Number

25.2473

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Pataikos (one of a pair, the other amulet was accessioned as 27.1099)

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, St. 7500. 1925: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition