Djed Pillar Amulet



An 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. Carved from lapis-lazuli stone. Pierced through the back for suspension. Mayer Inventory: Six lapiz lazuli amulets shaped as Tats or Vidometers. Catalogue card (1910): 3.