13 June 2000
A LATE PERIOD PAINTED LIMESTONE HYBRID STATUE
dynasty xxvi-xxx, 664-343 b.c.
The ram-headed, falcon-bodied Pataikos with hands held at its hips, the bandy-legged, dwarf-like body with a long falcon wing behind, the feathers incised and preserving some black on the upper tiers and greenish-yellow on the lower, surmounted by a sun-disk fronted with a uraeus
8 in. (20.3 cm) high
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For a similar statue, see no. 118 in Schoske and Wildung, Gott und Götter in Alten Äypten.
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