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Ancient Egyptian Amulet: Papyrus Scepter, Pillar, Wadj

Ancient Egyptian Amulet: Papyrus Scepter, Pillar, Wadj

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Egyptian: Faience: Pre AD 1000: Item # 924541

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Here you find a very large faience papyrus shaped pillar or sceptre which signified stability and endurance. Dates to the Late Period, 664 - 343 BC. It is in a light blue faience and in perfect condition! This amulet of a papyrus scepter also measures 1.75 inches in length.

Provenance: Gustave Jequier (1868-1946)

Ex. Billy Jamieson (1954-2011)

Authentication: Gayle Gibson, Egyptologist.

Both chapters 159 and 160 in the Book of the Dead prescribe the placement of a papyrus column to be placed at the throat of the deceased.