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Amulet of a djed pillar

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Gold sheet. Outline only, no relief.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Egypt, Giza: G 7757 A, (tomb of Kheperre) Room VII / Exp.Photo.B7649

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic Dynasty), 305–30 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Other: 1.9 cm (3/4 in.)

Accession Number

31.861

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets