<em>Ded-Amulet</em>, 664–30 B.C.E. Faience, 1 13/16 x 5/8 x 7/16 in. (4.6 x 1.6 x 1.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.1278E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 37.1278E_front_PS2.jpg)


Medium: Faience

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:664–30 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 1 13/16 x 5/8 x 7/16 in. (4.6 x 1.6 x 1.1 cm)


Accession Number: 37.1278E

Image: 37.1278E_front_PS2.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Light blue glazed faience amulet in the shape of a Djed-pillar. The pillar has four crossbars, and the binding below them is modeled in relief. The back pillar is pierced for suspension, and its top is bevelled towards the rear. Condition: Glaze on upper part of piece gone drab and dark; incrustation on upper part and yellow stains below.

Brooklyn Museum