Amulet of a djed-pillar
2.7 cm (1 1/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This amulet is made of lapis lazuli. It is thin and the upper part is broken off and missing. 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