Amulet of Pataikos
Napatan Period, reign of Piankhy (Piye)
Findspot: Nubia(Sudan), El-Kurru
Height: 5 cm (1 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This amulet is of a blue glazed faience standing figure of Pataikos. He has a scarab on his head and serpent held in his lips. It is broken and missing from the waist down. The right ear is also missing.
From el-Kurru, Ku. 53 (tomb of Queen Tabiry). 1919: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.
(Accession date: January 1, 1924)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition