Amulet fragment of Pataikos

Egyptian
Late Period
760–332 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, North of pyramid I-b near G 7120

Dimensions

Height x width x thickness: 1.3 x 1.1 x 1.0 cm (1/2 x 7/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

24.2608

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Lower part of Pataikos amulet, green.

Provenance

From Giza, north of pyramid I-b, near G 7120. 1924: 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