BLUE GREEN FAIENCE PATAKES-SOKER

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BLUE GREEN FAIENCE PATAKES-SOKER

Bald naked dwarf with bandy legs, short arms resting on knees or alongside. Looped at the back, standing on square base

From left to right:
a. H. 4,3 cm. Broken at feet, repaired SOLD
b. H. 3,2 cm. Intact € 750
c. H. 3,1 cm. Intact € 750
d. H. 2,9 cm. Intact € 750

Combination of the creator god Ptah and the god of the dead, Soker; also protector against dangerous animals.

Cf. C. Andrews, Amulets of Ancient Egypt, London 1994, p. 39 fig. 36; W.F. Flinders Petrie, Amulets, no. 176

 750

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