Ancient Egyptian blue glass djed amulet , Circa 525-404 BC

$465.00 AUD

Egyptian blue glass djed amulet of large size, the head with engraved line details.
Late Period,
27th Dynasty
Circa 525-404 BC

The djed pillar is in the form of the hieroglyphic character meaning ‘enduring’ or ‘stable’, and represents the regenerative aspect of Osiris’ backbone

Provenance: from an old Australian collection, brought to Australia between the wars circa 1920’s. Said to have been purchased from Flinders Petrie.

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