<em>Furniture Attachments in Form of Tyt-Amulet and Djed-Pillars</em>, ca. 1539-1292 B.C.E. Wood (acacia?), a: 8 × 1 7/8 × 9/16 in. (20.3 × 4.7 × 1.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.253Ea-c. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 37.253Ea-c_view2_SL1.jpg)

Furniture Attachments in Form of Tyt-Amulet and Djed-Pillars

Medium: Wood (acacia?)

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1539-1292 B.C.E.

Dimensions: a: 8 × 1 7/8 × 9/16 in. (20.3 × 4.7 × 1.5 cm) b: 8 1/16 × 2 3/16 × 5/8 in. (20.5 × 5.5 × 1.6 cm) c: 8 1/16 × 2 1/16 × 11/16 in. (20.5 × 5.3 × 1.8 cm)

Collections:

Museum Location: Egyptian Orientation Gallery, 3rd Floor

Exhibitions:

Accession Number: 37.253Ea-c

Image: 37.253Ea-c_view2_SL1.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
One wooden ty.t or "Isis girdle" (a) and two (b-c) wooden Djed pillars. That these pieces were once part of a piece of furniture is indicated by the presence on each piece, at both the top and bottom, of a tang pierced with a hole. The wood is light, possibly acacia. Condition: a)Upper and lower tangs broken. Partially inlaid with bitumen. b) Lower crossbar chipped in left rear. Adhesive remains around both tangs. Superficial scratching. c) Upper crossbar damaged. Chipped in front. Some adhesive remains on tangs. Superficial scratching, Some bitumen remains.

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