Amulets of djed-pillars

Egyptian
Late Period or Hellenistic Period, Dynasty 26 to
664–30 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7652 A, Room VIII

Dimensions

Height: 2.4 cm (15/16 in.) to 2.7 cm.

Accession Number

29.1420a-r

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Faience, blue glaze. 18 similar djed pillar amulets.

Provenance

From Giza: G 7652A, Room VIII. April 28,1929: Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition