Amulet of a djed pillar

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

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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).


Engel, Dulcie (2020) The Woking Loan: a collection within a collection at the Egypt Centre. Available at:

Last modified: 18 Jan 2021

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