Pataikos Amulet

GBP 300.00

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Object Description

A lovely blue Pataikos amulet. Pataikos is shown crudely rendered with clenched fists held in front of his stomach. On the reverse, there is a hole for suspension.

Pataikos was a protective god who was often worn around the neck, as is the case with this item. The god was a dwarf and in ancient Egypt, dwarfs were a part of both religious and court life, sometimes achieving relatively high status.

Circa Late Period, 664-332BC

Object Condition

Excellent condition, some mild earthly encrustations.

Object Details

  • material
  • dimensions
    W:1.3 x H:3.1 centimeters

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The Gallery
Trent Park Equestrian Centre
Eastpole Farm House, Bramley Road
Oakwood, N14 4UW, United Kingdom

St James's Ancient Art
10 Charles II Street, Ground Floor
St James
London
SW1Y 4AA

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