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660 – 330 Bc Ancient Egypt Late Period Faience Amulet Phallic Pataikos 32Mm

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Seller: rarecoincollector (27,738) 99.9%, Location: Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 302103970884 Please click here to see my other auctions 660 – 330 BC ANCIENT EGYPT LATE PERIOD FAIENCE AMULET PHALLIC PATAIKOS 32MM ANCIENT EGYPT LATE PERIOD (ca. 664-332 BC) FAIENCE NAUKRATIC ITHYPHALLIC FIGURINE AMULET OF THE PROTECTIVE DWARF GOD PATAIKOS THIS 26th to 30th DYNASTY STATUETTE AMULETIC OF THE DWARF GOD PATAIKOS (IDENTIFIED WITH PTAH-SOKAR) IS MADE OF FAIENCE. TURQUOISE IN HUE, IT STILL RETAINS MUCH OF THE SHEEN OF THE GLAZE, WHICH IS MOSTLY INTACT. THE TERRACOTTA INNER CORE CAN BE SEEN AT THE BASE, WHERE THREE SMALL AND NON-DETRACTING CHIPS AT THE BASE AND FEET REVEAL THE CORE MATERIAL. OTHER THAN THAT, THIS AMULET IS IN EXCELLENT CONDITION WITH SURPRISING DETAILS, AND AT A NICE 32 MM IN HEIGHT SIZE. THERE IS A HOLE FASHIONED IN BETWEEN THE NECK AND THE PHALLUS WHERE A STRING OR CORD WOULD HAVE BEEN STRUNG TO ALLOW ITS WEAR. THE AMULET ALSO HAS A FLAT BASE WHICH ALLOWS IT TO STAND FREE. THIS ICTHYPHALLIC FIGURINE SHOWS A SQUATTING AND PATE SHAVED PATAIKOS (A GREEK NAME FOR THE GOD, COINED BY HERODOTUS TO DESCRIBE THIS EGYPTIAN/PHOENICIAN HYBRID GOD AND SON OF PTAH). AS THE GOD SQUATS, HIS LARGE, EXAGGERATED PHALLUS ISSUES FROM BETWEEN HIS LEGS, AS HE GRASPS IT WITH BOTH ARMS AND HEFTS IT OVER HIS SHOULDER, AND THE ENORMOUS GLANS COMES TO REST ON TOP OF HIS HEAD. THIS 100% AUTHENTIC EXAMPLE TYPE COMES FROM A LARGE AND OLD COLLECTION OF AUTHENTIC ANCIENT EGYPTIAN ARTIFACTS. THIS SPECIMEN IS OF A TYPE MADE AT NAUCRATIS, A GREEK COLONY AND TRADING CITY IN THE NILE DELTA, WHICH WAS KNOWN FOR THE MANUFACTURE OF FAIENCE EGYPTIAN RELIGION INSPIRED ITEMS.32 MM IN HEIGHT (1 1/4")19.5 MM WIDE AT BASE (9/16")6.6 GRAMS Our business hours are Monday - Friday 9:30-5:30 EST. All emails sent during those hours will be answered same day. We are closed on weekends and holidays. You can contact us via telephone during business hours at our toll free number 877-450-7273. Please see other great deals in our eBay Store! Click here! Please ask questions with any concerns before bidding RETURN POLICY All items may be returned up to 30 days for full refund, please notify us as soon as possible that you will be returning the item. Returned shipping cost paid by buyer. IF YOU HAVE ANY ISSUES OR QUESTIONS WITH AN ORDER FOR A FAST RESPONSE PLEASE CONTACT US DIRECTLY TO RESOLVE ISSUES. BUY WITH CONFIDENCE FREE SHIPPING WITHIN THE UNITED STATES UNLESS NOTED OTHERWISE. SIGNATURE CONFIRMATION IS INCLUDED ON PACKAGES OVER $200 IN VALUE. INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING & DELIVERYImport taxes and charges are NOT included in the item price or shipping charges. We cannot declare any package as a "gift"PLEASE NOTE: We now ship solely via USPS Priority Mail International or Fedex International for additional tracking and security. Delivery times could get delayed to as much as 4 weeks depending on conditions. International customers please pay with Paypal or contact our office at 001 (954) 561-9570 for other options. We combine shipping on all multiple purchases. It is the buyer's responsibility to check with your country's customs office to determine what these additional costs will be prior to bidding or buying. These charges are normally collected by the delivering freight (shipping) company or when you pick the item up. They are not additional shipping charges by Rare Coin Collector. RETURN POLICY All items may be returned up to 30 days for full refund, please notify us within 3 days of receipt. Returned shipping cost paid by buyer. Please ask questions with any concerns before bidding Condition: PLEASE READ BELOW FOR MORE DETAILS AND HISTORY

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