This amulet is made of lapis lazuli. The amulet represents the djed-pillar. The pillar, which symbolized the spinal column of the funerary god Osiris, was the hieroglyphic symbol for stability.
By 1964: Horace L. Mayer Collection; October 22, 1964: lent by Horace L. Mayer; December 29, 1965: gift of Horace L. Mayer. (Accession Date: December 29, 1965)
Gift of Horace L. Mayer