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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: Yes. Illustration scale: 1:1

Details

  • ID
    HUMFA_29-11-42b
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
    Jewelry & adornment-Amulets and pendants
  • Findspot
    On top of mastaba G 7510
  • Material
    Faience, cloth
  • Dimensions
    Height: as is: 4.8 cm
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Date of Register Entry
    11/09/1929
  • 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.

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 7510

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery

Photos 1