Amulet of Pataikos
Napatan Period, reign of Piankhy (Piye)
Findspot: Nubia(Sudan), El-Kurru, Ku 53
Height: 4.4 cm (1 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This amulet is of a blue glazed faience standing figure. In reverse, there is a sitting cynocephalus crowned with disc. There is a suspension hole through the back of the head. This amulet represents Pataikos.
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