<em>Amulet of Pataikos</em>, 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)

Amulet of Pataikos

Medium: Faience

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:664-332 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 1 7/16 × 5/8 × 1/2 in. (3.6 × 1.6 × 1.2 cm)


Accession Number: 37.989E

Image: CUR.37.989E_view01.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
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.

Brooklyn Museum