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Amulet of Pataikos

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Green amulet of Pataikos

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Debris North of Pyramid I-b. 1925: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Late Period, 760–332 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 1.4 cm (9/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.2514

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets