Statuette of Pataikos

Egyptian
Late Period
760–332 B.C.


Dimensions

Overall: 2.4 x 2.4 x 3.8 cm (15/16 x 15/16 x 1 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

72.1895

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Fragment of figure of Pataikos (dwarf). Faience, light green, traces of glaze; fragment only, with left side of body and left arm.

Provenance

By 1836: Robert Hay Collection, Linplum, Scotland; 1863: to his son, Robert James Alexander Hay; 1868-1872: Way Collection,Boston (purchased by Samuel A. Way through London dealers Rollin and Feuardent, 27 Haymarket); 1872: given to the MFA by Samuel's son, C. Granville Way.

Credit Line

Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way