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Djed pillar amulet
Late Period, Dynasty XXVI 664 BCE-525 BCE

Medium
faience
Measurements
9.4 × 3.6 × 1.7 cm
Place/s of Execution
Egypt
Accession Number
D131-1982
Department
Antiquities
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Accessioned, 1982
Gallery location
The Ancient World
Level 2, NGV International
Description
Small pillar with a black plinth. The sides of the top bar have partly broken as well as the right hand side of the bottom bar. The pillar curves slightly backwards towards the top. Glaze spattered with a darker blue glaze.