Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
Dynasty 26, or later
1 5/16 x 3/8 x 1/4 in. (3.4 x 1 x 0.6 cm) (show scale)
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Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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Djed-pillar Amulet, 664–332 B.C.E. Faience, 1 5/16 x 3/8 x 1/4 in. (3.4 x 1 x 0.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.1277E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR_37.1277E_view01.jpg)
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Grey-green glazed faience amulet in the shape of a Djed-pillar. The four crossbars have their flat surfaces towards the top. The base spreads out slightly towards the front and rear. The back pillar is flat-topped, and pierced for suspension.
Condition: Glaze turning brown on the rear surface; dark stains on the crossbars; otherwise good.
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