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Amulet: Djed-Pillar

Location

EGYPT

Era

Late Period, 26th Dynasty (664-525 B.C.E.)

Title

Amulet: Djed-Pillar

Materials

Faience

Dimensions

3.3 x 1.3 x 0.8 cm

Credits

Gift of Mrs. J. Douglas Morgan, inv. 1921.B.2

Collection

Archeology and World Cultures

A symbol of permanence, the djed-pillar was used during every period of pharaonic history. It was often associated with the backbone of Osiris.

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