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

Label and mount from pre1963 display retained.

Object specifics

  • Type
  • 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 Myra Asquith
  • Collector
    Myra Asquith
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
    1963 before
  • Measurements
    20.8 mm x 8.1 mm x 6.6 mm
  • Note
    Small objects, many of which are from the Lord Amherst collection.
  • Related people
    Myra Asquith ( Collector, previous owner)


Previous owners

  • Myra Asquith

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: 1963-07-26
    Disposal method: Donation
Object view = Humanities
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