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Amulet of a djed-pillar

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This amulet is uniformly sage green with a 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 James William Paige

Egyptian,

Dimensions

Other: 3.1 cm (1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

83.342

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets