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Djed

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Artist Unknown (Egyptian)

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1085-300 B.C.

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G280
Djed, Artist Unknown (Egyptian)
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Adornment | brass, faience
Size: 1/2 x 3 x 1/2 in. (1.3 x 7.6 x 1.3 cm)
Creation Place: Africa, Egypt
Culture: Egyptian, Africa, Egypt
Style: 11th-3rd century B.C., 21st-30th Dynasty
Physical Description: Pin, faience (brass), backbone of Osiris, symbol of stability, Egyptian, XXI Dynasty cat. card dims L. 1-1/16', W. 7/16'Djed; backbone of Osiris, symbol of stability; blue faience
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of James Ford Bell
Accession Number: 23.13.5
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009