Amulet of a djed-pillar
Findspot: Egypt, Giza
Other: 2.5 cm (1 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This stone amulet represents the djed-pillar. The pillar, which symbolized the spinal column of the funerary god Osiris, was the hieroglyphic symbol for stability.
From Giza: G 7525 Y [Excav. date] July 1925. Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition