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Cippus amulet

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Pataikos (dwarf) in form of Cippus of Horus, standing on two crocodiles with standing goddesses on either side and winged goddess on back. Green faience.

Provenance

Luigi Vassalli Collection (1812-1887); by 1957: Horace L. Mayer Collection; 1957: gift of Horace L. Mayer.

Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer

Egyptian, Late Period, 664–332 B.C.

Dimensions

Height: 3.5 cm (1 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

57.424

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets