A necklace with djed pillar amulet
A necklace with green and black beads and a black djed pillar. Stone and faience. The djed pillar is an ancient symbol in Egyptian mythology. It represents stability and is associated with the creator god Ptah and Osiris, the Egyptian god of the afterlife, the underworld, and the dead.
Egypt, old kingdom, 2670 - 2160 B.C.
Provenance: Art gallery Rotterdam 1970, private collection The Netherlands.