Amulet of a djed-pillar
Height: 10 cm (3 15/16 in.)
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This perfect amulet is made of faience with a greenish glaze. There is a rib on the back. The amulet represents the djed-pillar. The pillar, which symbolized the spinal column of the funerary god Osiris, was the hieroglyphic symbol for stability.
About 1835: collected by John Lowell with permission of the Egyptian Government. From the Estate of Mrs. Francis C. Lowell.
Gift of Estate of Mrs. Francis C. Lowell