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Amulet of Pataikos

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This amulet, made of faience with a green glaze, represents Pataikos. Suspension ring on back.

Provenance

1902: Given to the MFA by the estate of Mrs. Samuel D. Warren. (Accession date: October 11, 1902)

Credit Line

Gift of the Estate of Mrs. Samuel D. Warren

Egyptian, Third Intermediate Period–Roman Imperial Period, 1070–343 B.C.

Dimensions

Height: 4.7 cm (1 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

02.566

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets