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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
    ACCESSION NUMBER 16.398
    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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