Upper part of djed pillar

Egyptian


Dimensions

Overall: 5.6 x 6.8 cm (2 3/16 x 2 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

12.683

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment

Wood; brownish colored; Djed pillar with three painted bands of black below fourth horizontal; below these a wooden pin for insertion into shaft of tet; traces of black paint.
Would have been held by a hand applied to a coffin.

Provenance

Gift of the Estate of Professor Henry Williamson Haynes, through Miss Sarah H. Blanchard.

Credit Line

Gift from the Estate of Professor Henry Williamson Haynes; Art of the Ancient Mediterranean World (Nagoya/BMFA exhibition catalogue, 1999), cat. 105