Amulet of a djed-pillar
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, from G 7792 A, in the filling of the pit itself
Height x width x thickness: 3.6 x 1.2 x 0.8 cm (1 7/16 x 1/2 x 5/16 in.)
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This amulet is made of green faience amulet. The 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, from G 7792A, in the filling of the pit itself. 1928 : excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition