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Ancient Egyptian Faience Pataikos

Ancient Egyptian Faience Pataikos

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  • Material: Faience
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Egyptian Faience Pataikos
Late-Ptolemaic, circa 380-30 B.C.

Depicted as a naked dwarf figure with large head and short legs, the arms slightly bent at the elbows and held at his sides, a suspension loop at the back of the neck.

Height: 2 1/5" (5.7cm)

Provenance:
with Tajan, Paris, 5 June 2002, no. 22.
Acquired on the Swiss Art Market.

Condition:
Some minor chip fillings, his fisted hands and lower legs missing as shown.

Bibliography:
Met Museum, accession no. 74.51.4461, for a similar but complete example. Link; Cleveland Museum , accession no. 1940-621, for a similarly shaped example. Link

For further information, see: www.medusa-art.com/M0934 or call toll-free 1-877-3MEDUSA.

All our objects are genuine ancient works of art, backed by our lifetime guarantee of authenticity. We are CINOA & AADLA certified. All items sold by Medusa-art.com are accompanied by a certificate of authenticity.
Egyptian Faience Pataikos
Late-Ptolemaic, circa 380-30 B.C.

Depicted as a naked dwarf figure with large head and short legs, the arms slightly bent at the elbows and held at his sides, a suspension loop at the back of the neck.

Height: 2 1/5" (5.7cm)

Provenance:
with Tajan, Paris, 5 June 2002, no. 22.
Acquired on the Swiss Art Market.

Condition:
Some minor chip fillings, his fisted hands and lower legs missing as shown.

Bibliography:
Met Museum, accession no. 74.51.4461, for a similar but complete example. Link; Cleveland Museum , accession no. 1940-621, for a similarly shaped example. Link

For further information, see: www.medusa-art.com/M0934 or call toll-free 1-877-3MEDUSA.

All our objects are genuine ancient works of art, backed by our lifetime guarantee of authenticity. We are CINOA & AADLA certified. All items sold by Medusa-art.com are accompanied by a certificate of authenticity.

Reviews

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  • Reviewed by Vladimira Spurny
    5 out of 5 stars
    Aug 10, 2016
    Beautiful item. Alltogether very postive experience.
    Serious sales person.
    Ancient Group of Egyptian Amarna Amulets

  • Reviewed by siriol2
    5 out of 5 stars
    Apr 8, 2016
    amazing old diorite beads. Had no idea until I saw this necklace that this kind of stone could be carved in such a delicate manner. How did they get the holes through such small hard beads? A fantastic find and have seen nothing like it anywhere else on the internet, books or collections, so far.

    Fantastic to own, and I keep on wondering who it was wore these beads originally and where they where from

    Very many thanks

    Siriol
    Ancient Eastern Mediterranean Diorite Necklace

  • Reviewed by Karen Galloway
    5 out of 5 stars
    Jan 20, 2016
    exactly as described; seller provides prompt and thorough education. I am confident that the piece is of proper provenance. Also nicely mounted.
    Ancient Egyptian Blue Protective Amulet

  • Reviewed by William Franklin
    5 out of 5 stars
    Sep 10, 2015
    Truly a fantastic experience. Allan was more than willing to entertain my questions and provide guidance to a new private collector.

    I was confident the piece was an authentic, first century antiquity. It arrived quickly and very well packaged. A detailed, professional COA packet arrived thereafter. The stand was custom designed, proportional and fitting for an overall museum-quality presentation.

    I have already acquired several pieces since and am looking forward to a continued relationship with Medusa {ancient} Art.
    Ancient Roman Terracotta Male Head

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