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Amulet of a djed-pillar

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This amulet is made of faience with a green glaze. The amulet represents the djed-pillar. The pillar, which symbolized the spinal column of the funerary god Osiris, was the hieroglyphic symbol for stability.

Credit Line

Gift of the Estate of Mrs. Samuel D. Warren

Egyptian,

Dimensions

Height: 2.7 cm (1 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

02.619

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets