Amulet of Pataikos
Third Intermediate Period, Dynasty 21 to Greco-R
Roman Imperial, 1070 B.C.–A.D. 364
Height x width: 6.9 x 3.6 cm (2 11/16 x 1 7/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This amulet represents the protective deity Pataikos in the form of a plump, nude dwarf holding a pair of knives and wearing a scarab on his head. The lower legs and feet are missing.
1912: gift of the Estate of Professor Henry Williamson Haynes, through Miss Sarah H. Blanchard.
(Accession date: July 18, 1912)
Gift from the Estate of Professor Henry Williamson Haynes