Amulets of djed-pillars

Egyptian
Late Period, Dynasty 26, reign of Amasis
570–526 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Pit G 7757 A, in N. room 1

Dimensions

Overall: 3.6 cm (1 7/16 in.) Overall: 3.8 cm (1 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

29.2558

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Seven glazed faience djed pillar amulets; well made.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Pit G 7757 A, (tomb of Kheperre) in N. room 1 . 1929 : excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition