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Pataikos Flanked by Goddesses Amulet

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

MEDIUM Faience
  • Place Made: Egypt
  • PERIOD Late Dynastic Period to Ptolemaic Period
    DIMENSIONS 15/16 in. (2.5 cm) Base: 1/2 x 7/8 in. (1.3 x 2.3 cm)
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Evangeline Wilbour Blashfield, Theodora Wilbour, and Victor Wilbour honoring the wishes of their mother, Charlotte Beebe Wilbour, as a memorial to their father, Charles Edwin Wilbour
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Small green glazed faience figure of Ptah-Pataikos standing on two crocodiles. Scarab incised on head, hawk on each shoulder. Object (probably a snake) clasped in each hand. Behind Ptah is standing figure of Isis with outstretched wings and disk on head. A female figure, probably Isis and Nephthys at each end. Pierced horizontally behind figure of Isis.
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