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Standing Pataikos
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Standing Pataikos


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Description The dwarf god Pataikos offered protection from evil. He was a manifestation of the creator god Ptah, and became popular beginning in the New Kingdom. The name was introduced by the Greek writer Herodotus. Representations of the god were used as amulets. This was probably made during the 26th Dynasty.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
7/23/1959Treatmentcleaned
8/21/1998Examinationsurvey
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
664-525 BC (Late Period)
Medium
Egyptian faience with green glaze
(Ceramics)
Accession Number
48.1606
Measurements
H: 2 11/16 x W: 1 5/8 x D: 1 3/16 in. (6.9 x 4.1 x 3.1 cm)
Geographies
  • Egypt (Place of Origin)

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