Amulet of a djed-pillar
3.2 cm (1 1/4 in.)
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This perfect amulet is made of faience with a blue glaze. There is a rib on the back, as well as a transverse threading hole. The amulet represents the djed-pillar. The pillar, which symbolized the spinal column of the funerary god Osiris, was the hieroglyphic symbol for stability.
Gift of Estate of Mrs. Francis C. Lowell