Cippus amulet

Egyptian
Late Period
664–332 B.C.


Dimensions

Height: 3.5 cm (1 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

57.424

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Pataikos (dwarf) in form of Cippus of Horus, standing on two crocodiles with standing goddesses on either side and winged goddess on back. Green faience.

Provenance

Luigi Vassalli Collection (1812-1887); by 1957: Horace L. Mayer Collection; 1957: gift of Horace L. Mayer.

Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer