Amulet of Pataikos
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
1 7/16 × 5/8 × 1/2 in. (3.6 × 1.6 × 1.2 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 7/16 × 5/8 × 1/2 in. (3.6 × 1.6 × 1.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.989E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , CUR.37.989E_view01.jpg)
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Light bright blue faience figure of Pataikos. The nude dwarf-shaped god has two faces, one in the front and the other in the rear of his head. He has a tight caplike hairdo, and a broad face with large eyes. There is an eyelet on his back.
Condition: Small chips on base; dark discoloration in hollows.
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