- Museum number
A djed-pillar as amulet in opaque blue glass, matt surface, excellently imitating lapis-lazuli. Moulded with incised lines on obverse. The reverse is inscribed with a single column of incised hieroglyphs. One end of the lowest cross bar is lost as is the top finial.
Height: 5.70 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- J D Cooney, Catalogue of Egyptian Antiquities in the British Museum, IV. Glass (London 1976), 24, no. 245.
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
2010 4th Nov-2011 6th March, Round Reading Room BM, Book of the Dead
2012 July - September, Tokyo, Mori museum, The Book of the Dead: Journey Through the Afterlife
2012, October - November, Fukuoka Museum of Art, The Book of the Dead
2013, May - September, Perth, Western Australian Museum, The Book of the Dead
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Lot 851 at sale.
- Egypt and Sudan
- BM/Big number
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: BS. 8286a (Birch Slip Number)