<em>Figure of Pataikos</em>, 664–525 B.C.E. Faience, 2 7/16 x 13/16 x 1 1/16 in. (6.2 x 2 x 2.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.998E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 37.998E_threequarter_PS9.jpg)

Figure of Pataikos

Medium: Faience

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:664–525 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 2 7/16 x 13/16 x 1 1/16 in. (6.2 x 2 x 2.7 cm)


Accession Number: 37.998E

Image: 37.998E_threequarter_PS9.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Small, turquoise blue faience amulet representing an ape with human legs and wings. The ape stands upon a plinth which is straight-edged in the front and rounded in the rear. He wears an "Atef" crown. The upper part of the body is that of an ape; the lower part is human and child-like with chubby legs. The rear of the body is decorated with a lozenge feather pattern which leads into a long bird's tail. Condition: Chips in mane and crown; dark discoloration in hollows.

Brooklyn Museum