Amulet of Pataikos
Third Intermediate Period–Roman Imperial Period
1070 B.C.–A.D. 364
Height: 3.6 cm (1 7/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This two-sided amulet of pale green glazed faience represents the protective deity Pataikos. The god is shown as a nude, pot-bellied dwarf with a scarab on his head and a knife in each hand.
1902: Given to the MFA by the estate of Mrs. Samuel D. Warren.
(Accession date: October 11, 1902)
Gift of the Estate of Mrs. Samuel D. Warren