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Djed Pillar
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Djed Pillar


Description Exhibitions Provenance Credit
Description The djed pillar is a hieroglyphic sign meaning "duration" and "stability." It is also a symbol of Osiris, the god of the underworld.
Exhibitions
  • Faience: The Colors of the Heavens. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore; The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2003-2004.
Provenance Dikran Kelekian, New York and Paris [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1927, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1927

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Period
660-410 BC (Late Period)
Medium
Egyptian faience with blue glaze
(Ceramics)
Accession Number
48.2655
Measurements
H: 3 3/4 x W: 1 x D: 1/4 in. (9.5 x 2.49 x 0.63 cm)
Geographies
  • Egypt (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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