Fragmentary amulet of Pataikos

Egyptian
Late Period
760–332 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7000 SW, Trench 34

Dimensions

1.7 x 1.4 cm (11/16 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

25.2964

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Only the head of this amulet of Pataikos remains. There is a suspension ring on the back of the head. The amulet is compoed of soft white paste with a greenish-blue glaze.

Provenance

Giza, G 7000 SW, Trench 34, debris. 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