Pataikos Flanked by Goddesses Amulet
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
ca. 727-30 B.C.E.
Saite Period to Ptolemaic Period
2 13/16 × 1 3/4 × 7/8 in. (7.1 × 4.5 × 2.3 cm) (show scale)
Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
Pale green faience figure of Ptah-Pataikos standing on two crocodiles. Scarab on his head, moustache, serpent (?) grasped in each hand and hawk perched on each shoulder. Connected to back is figure of Isis with outspread wings facing and walking to the left. Standing female figure (proabably Isis and Nephthys) at each end between Ptah-Pataikos and Isis. Pierced horizontally behind head of Isis.
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Pataikos Flanked by Goddesses Amulet, ca. 727-30 B.C.E. Faience, 2 13/16 × 1 3/4 × 7/8 in. (7.1 × 4.5 × 2.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 08.480.106. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.08.480.106_view2.jpg)
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