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Faience amulet in the form of the dwarf god Pataikos

Period:
Late Dynastic–Hellenistic
Date:
664–30 B.C.
Culture:
Egyptian
Medium:
Clay, glazed
Dimensions:
H.: 1 5/8 in. (4.1 cm)
Classification:
Gold and Silver
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.4463
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Amulet, Ptah-seker.
From Cyprus

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 4463, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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