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Amulet of a djed-pillar

Egyptian


Accession Number

RES.22.48

Medium or Technique

Deep blue glaze

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

This amulet is made of faience with a deep blue glaze. The amulet represents the djed-pillar. The pillar, which symbolized the spinal column of the funerary god Osiris, was the hieroglyphic symbol for stability.

Inscription

Sign: Det.

Credit Line

Gift of John Ellerton Lodge