Amulet of a djed pillar



Accession Number
WK40
Current Location
House of Death (ground floor), Amulets case
Object Type
Jewellery, Amulet
Periods
Third Intermediate Period to Late Period
Material
Faience
Measurements
Height: 31mm | Width: 11mm | Depth: 6mm
Number of Elements
1

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Description

A light green faience djed-pillar amulet, which dates to the First Millennium BC. Ropes are clearly delineated around the shaft immediately below the lowest bar. A horizontal suspension hole is located between the second an third bars. Part of the Woking Collection, which arrived to the Egypt Centre on long-term loan from Woking College in 2012 (Engel 2020).

Bibliography

Engel, Dulcie (2020) The Woking Loan: a collection within a collection at the Egypt Centre. Available at: https://www.egypt.swan.ac.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/WOKING-LOAN.pdf

Last modified: 18 Jan 2021

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