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Djed pillar

Nubian
Napatan Period
about 643–593 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid XXIII, room B

Dimensions

Length x thickness: 12 x 1.1 cm (4 3/4 x 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

17-3-604

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

In two pieces.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XXIII (Masalaye), room B. 1917: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition