Amulet of Pataikos
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
1 15/16 × 7/8 × 11/16 in. (5 × 2.3 × 1.8 cm) (show scale)
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Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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Amulet of Pataikos, 664-332 B.C.E. Faience, 1 15/16 × 7/8 × 11/16 in. (5 × 2.3 × 1.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.986E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , CUR.37.986E_view01.jpg)
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Blue-green glazed faience figure of Pataikos. The nude dwarf-shaped god stands upon an oblong plinth with his hands at his hips. He wears a cap-like hairdo surmounted by a beetle. There is an eyelet loop decorated with five ribs on the rear of the large head.
Condition: Neck, hollows, and left rear part of body have turned brown.
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