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Small crudely made faience [amulet] of [Ptah-Sokar in form of dwarf (Pataikos)]; green glaze. Illustration: Yes. Illustration scale: 1:1

Details

  • ID
    HUMFA_28-4-94
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
    Jewelry & adornment-Amulets and pendants
  • Findspot
    Pit G 7777 K, debris of room I
  • Material
    Faience
  • Dimensions
    Height: 1.8 cm
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA accession number: 28.1424
  • Date of Register Entry
    04/16/1928
  • Remarks
    This amulet represents Pataikos, a popular protective deity, amulets of whom were believed to ward off threats to the wearer. He is usually depicted as a nude dwarf with a bald head, often wielding a pair of knives.
  • Problems/Questions
    MFA accession number verified

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 7777

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery

Unpublished Documents 1

Photos 2