Amulet of Pataikos
Late Period, Dynasty 26–30
Findspot: Egypt, Naukratis, Scarab Factory
Height: 5.9 cm (2 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Amulet of speckled, light gray faience, unglazed. Standing figure of Pataikos (the god Ptah as dwarf), shown characteristically naked. Suspension loop fashioned at back. Lower legs broken off and missing.
From Naukratis, Scarab Factory. 1885: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; October 28, 1885: voted to the MFA at EEF general meeting; sent over August 1886.
(Accession Date: January 1, 1886)
Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription