5 December 2012
PROPERTY FROM A NEW ENGLAND COLLECTION
AN EGYPTIAN FAIENCE CIPPUS AMULET
THIRD INTERMEDIATE PERIOD, DYNASTY XXI-XXII, 1070-712 B.C.
With the bandy-legged dwarf god Pataikos depicted nude, adorned with a beaded broad collar, standing on an integral circular plinth, his fisted hands at his ample abdomen, holding plumes, a falcon on his head, a protective winged goddess at the back, the back pillar with an illegible inscription
2 5/16 in. (5.9 cm.) high
Acquired by the current owner's father, New York, prior to 1980.
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