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Amulets of djed-pillars

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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

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

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

29.2744

Medium or Technique

Lapis; carnelian

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets