Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Amulet of a protective dwarf god (called "pataikos" by Herodotus)

Period:
New Kingdom, Ramesside
Dynasty:
Dynasty 19-20
Date:
ca. 1295–1070 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Memphite Region, Lisht North, Cemetery, MMA excavations, 1908–09
Medium:
Faience
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1909
Accession Number:
09.180.2320
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 130
Excavated by the Egyptian Expedition of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds.

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