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Extremely Rare Egyptian Mosaic Glass Pataikos Amulet


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Egyptian: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1293148
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This is an extremely rare Pataikos Amulet or inlay
made from mixed glass scraps of mosaic and millefiori.
The amulet has some fine details like the broad collar
or the feathers in each hand. Feathers probably
represented Ma´at, so order against chaotic evil beings.

For a comparable Uraeus Amulet, which was also made from glass scraps, see:
Petrie Museum
Accession Number: UC22385

Date: Egypt, Ptolemaic Period, ca. 400 - 100 B.C.
Material: Glass
Size: ca. 3,5 cm; c. 1.31 inches
Condition: intact
Provenance: Private collection Mr. Elzerman, Niezijl (the Netherlands) Collected between 1955 - 1985

The authenticity of the item is unconditionally guaranteed.
This item is accompanied with an illustrated Certificate of Authenticity.