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Djed pillar amulet
664 BCE-332 BCE

Medium
faience
Measurements
8.7 × 2.3 × 1.4 cm
Place/s of Execution
Egypt
Accession Number
D183-1994
Department
Antiquities
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Accessioned, 1994
Gallery location
Not on display
Description
Large slender amulet of a 'djed' pillar with back plinth. Between each bar are vertical grooves and below the lowest bar the vertical grooves join a band of 5 horizontal lines. The left ends of two of the bars are broken and the left side of the base is broken. The faience is a pale blue on the lower front and brown glaze on the back, (?)discoloured.