Amulet of a djed-pillar in naos
Height: 4.5 cm (1 3/4 in.)
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This amulet is made of faience and is blue glazed. There is a suspension ring on top. It is a placque with djed in a naos. 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