Fragment of faience [amulet] of Ptah-Sokar [in form of dwarf (Pataikos)]; blue-green glaze. Illustration: Yes. Illustration scale: 1:1
- Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
- Jewelry & adornment-Amulets and pendants
- Debris E of area G 7850
- Width: 1.8 cm Length: 2.2 cm Thickness: 1 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.
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