<em>Column Amulet (Wadj)</em>, 664-343 B.C.E. Faience, 1 3/8 × 1/2 in. (3.5 × 1.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.1311E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , 37.1311E_PS9.jpg)

Column Amulet (Wadj)

Medium: Faience

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:664-343 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 1 3/8 × 1/2 in. (3.5 × 1.2 cm)


Accession Number: 37.1311E

Image: 37.1311E_PS9.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Blue-green glazed faience amulet in the shape of a papyrus column. There is an eyelet on top of the umbel. The umbel is separated from the shaft by a line, but no other details of the flower are given. There are numerous imperfections in the glazed surface, and the shape is slightly uneven which shows that it was made by hand. Condition: Glaze darkened in spots; black stains.

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