<em>Djed-pillar Amulet</em>, 664–332 B.C.E. Lapis lazuli, 1 1/4 x 5/16 x 5/16 in. (3.1 x 0.9 x 0.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.1145E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.37.1145E_view1.jpg)

Djed-pillar Amulet

Medium: Lapis lazuli

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:664–332 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 1 1/4 x 5/16 x 5/16 in. (3.1 x 0.9 x 0.8 cm)



Accession Number: 37.1145E

Image: CUR.37.1145E_view1.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Amulet in the shape of a Djed-pillar. The piece is made of lapis lazuli. The pillar is surmounted by a round shape which must represent a sun-disk. The ties have their flat sides towards the bottom. The pillar does not have a back-pillar, but there is an eyelet protruding from the rear. Condition: Some incrustation.

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