Object register page:
Small collection of faience [amulets] and fragments and fragments of two ushabtis, wrapped in fragments of cloth of white, red and black design: b) faience figure of Ptah-Sokar [in form of dwarf (Pataikos)]; legs missing, wrapped in fragments of cloth.
Illustration scale: 1:1
- Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
- Jewelry & adornment-Amulets and pendants
- On top of mastaba G 7510
- Height: as is: 4.8 cm
- Credit Line
- Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
- Date of Register Entry
- 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.