About this object

Green glazed faience amulet in the form of a djed-pillar, both a symbol of the god Osiris and a hieroglyphic sign which means ‘enduring’, ‘stable’ and similar concepts.Laterally pierced at the back through the pillar.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Religion
  • Culture
    Late Period
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    664 BC - 332 BC about
  • Materials
    Egyptian Faience
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Gift of Mrs Grimshaw, 1960
  • Collector
    E C Grisewood
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
    1907
  • Measurements
    22 mm x 11 mm x 9 mm
  • Related people
    Grimshaw ( Collector); Mrs Grimshaw ( Previous owner); E C Grisewood ( Collector)

Ownership

Previous owners

  • Mrs Grimshaw

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: 1960
    Disposal method: Donation
Object view = Humanities
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