Faience amulet of [Ptah-Sokar in form of dwarf (Pataikos)]; light green glaze, bored through back of neck. Illustration: Yes
- Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
- Jewelry & adornment-Amulets and pendants
- Mastaba G 7210-7220: G 7220
- Height: 2.35 cm Width: 1.05 cm Thickness: .85 cm
- Credit Line
- Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
- Object Ownership Information
- MFA accession number: 24.2750
- Late Period
- 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.
- MFA accession number verified
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