This gold amulet has incised details on one side only. This crude work has a ring in the back, around which there is an incised circle. The amulet represents the djed-pillar. The pillar, which symbolized the spinal column of the funerary god Osiris, was the hieroglyphic symbol for stability.
From Nuri, Pyramid LIX. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition, February 1918; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition