EGYPTIAN BLUE GREEN FAIENCE AMULET OF PATAEK, Circa 715 – 30 B.C.

$2,850.00

Culture: Egyptian
Date: Late Period, 715 – 30 B.C.
Medium: Faience
Condition: Intact, mounted on a custom display base stand
Provenance: Ex- Charles Pankow Collection of Ancient Egyptian Art, San Francisco
Dimensions: H. 3 1/2 in. (8.9 cm.)
Ref No. EG1148

Description

The child deity standing on the back of two crocodiles, and holding two objects in his hands, he is wearing a close fitting cap surmounted by a scarab, Isis and Nepthys flanking him, falcons standing on his shoulders, winged Isis incised on the back.

Published, Sotheby’s New York, December 8, 2004, lot 156, p. 131

Cf.For related examples, compare C. Andrews, Amulets of Ancient Egypt, figs 34-35. See also Schoske and Wildung, Gott und Gotter im Alten Agypten, ï no. 120a, pp. 236-237.