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Egyptian green faience amulet of pataikos Egyptian green faience amulet of pataikos
Egyptian green faience amulet of pataikos EGYPTIAN GREEN FAIENCE AMULET OF PATAIKOS

Standing on the noses of two crocodiles, holding snakes, the head commanded by a scarab. On the back a winged goddess wearing a solar disc, and on the sides stand the goddesses Isis and Nephthys.

Late Dynastic, ca. 525-343 BC

H. 2 in. (5.1 cm.)

Ex D.R. collection, Woodinville, Washington, acquired in 1994.

Cf. C. Andrews, Amulets of Ancient Egypt, London, 1994, p. 38; J.P. Corteggiani, Ancient Egypt and Their Gods, Paris, 2007, p. 436; S. Schoske and D. Wildung, Gott und Götter im Alten Ägypten, catalogue of exhibition, Mainz,1992, pp. 236-237, no. 120a.

RD1502C
$6,500


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