<em>Amulet of Pataikos</em>, 664-332 B.C.E. Faience, 1 15/16 × 7/8 × 11/16 in. (5 × 2.3 × 1.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.986E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , CUR.37.986E_view01.jpg)

Amulet of Pataikos

Medium: Faience

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:664-332 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 1 15/16 × 7/8 × 11/16 in. (5 × 2.3 × 1.8 cm)


Accession Number: 37.986E

Image: CUR.37.986E_view01.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Blue-green glazed faience figure of Pataikos. The nude dwarf-shaped god stands upon an oblong plinth with his hands at his hips. He wears a cap-like hairdo surmounted by a beetle. There is an eyelet loop decorated with five ribs on the rear of the large head. Condition: Neck, hollows, and left rear part of body have turned brown.

Brooklyn Museum