Faience amulet of Ptah-[Sokar in form of dwarf (Pataikos)]; head missing, [joins 25-1-1122]. Illustration: No
- Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
- Jewelry & adornment-Amulets and pendants
- Street G 7500
- Height: 3.4 cm
- Credit Line
- Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
- Object Ownership Information
- MFA accession number: 25.2130
- Date of Register Entry
- 25-1-1122 (head) = MFA 25.1928 + 25-2-36 (body) = MFA 25.2130. 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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