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Fragmentary amulet of Pataikos

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Only the head of this amulet of Pataikos remains. There is a suspension ring on the back of the head. The amulet is compoed of soft white paste with a greenish-blue glaze.

Provenance

Giza, G 7000 SW, Trench 34, debris. 1925: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition, assigned to the MFA 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

1.7 x 1.4 cm (11/16 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

25.2964

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets