Amulets of djed-pillars

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Pit G 7757 A, room VII

Dimensions

Overall (lapis): 2.6 cm (1 in.)

Accession Number

29.2744

Medium or Technique

Lapis; carnelian

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

2 similar djed amulets, one chipped at top

Provenance

From Giza: Pit G 7757 A, (tomb of Kheperre) room VII . 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