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Djed pillar amulet

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Large, blue-glazed faience djed pillar amulet. One corner chipped.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid 6 (tomb of Anlamani). excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Anlamani, 623–593 B.C.

Findspot

Nuri, Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

Other: 17 cm (6 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

25.669

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Foundation deposits