<em>Amulet of Pataikos Flanked by Goddesses</em>, 664-30 B.C.E. Faience, 2 15/16 x 1 11/16 x 1 in. (7.5 x 4.3 x 2.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.949E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 37.949E_front_PS2.jpg)

Amulet of Pataikos Flanked by Goddesses

Medium: Faience

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:664-30 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 2 15/16 x 1 11/16 x 1 in. (7.5 x 4.3 x 2.5 cm)



Accession Number: 37.949E

Image: 37.949E_front_PS2.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Pale blue-green glazed faience figure of Pataikos. The god, with scarab atop his head, stands on two crocodiles with inturned heads and tails. In his hands he holds snakes. Facing outwards on each side of Pataikos is a goddess: Isis on his right and Nephthys on his left. On each of Pataikos’ shoulders is a falcon. In the rear is a winged figure crowned with a solar disk. Condition: Figure of Nepthys missing headdress. Glaze chipped from front of plinth. Beginnings of glaze deterioration on rear. Some pitting.

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