Djed Pillar Carving card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Djed Pillar Carving

42.18.40

Currently not on display

Wooden carving of a djed hierogylph, a symbol of the god Osiris and a hieroglyphic sign which means ‘enduring’, ‘stable’ and similar concepts. Would have decorated an iitem such as a box. Traces of resin on the surface. CONDITION NOTE (1998): Previous repair, surface loss, scratched, some surface residue, surface dirt.