Amulet of Pataikos
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
1 1/2 × 11/16 × 1/2 in. (3.8 × 1.8 × 1.3 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 1/2 × 11/16 × 1/2 in. (3.8 × 1.8 × 1.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.988E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , CUR.37.988E_view01.jpg)
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Light blue glaze faience figure of the god Pataikos. The dwarf-shaped god is represented as being double-faced, with one face in front and the other in the rear of the head. There is a five-ribbed eyelet on the god’s back.
Condition: Slight darkening in hollows; otherwise good.
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