For currency conversion you can use this good service:


To either ENQUIRE or BUY a piece click the button you will see with each  item.

No impersonal 'shopping basket' system here. I prefer to do all this personally by email.




There are hardly any items for sale beyond page 29 on the gallery here.

I have left so many sold items on show (and in the sold archive) as many collectors have said they find such photos and information useful to have.


5824. A really nice faience Djed amuet

Click smaller images to see enlarged
Open new window fully to see maximum enlargement.

A  particularly nice small blue-green faience Djed amulet.


A good size. 27.5 mm high.

Late Period, circa 500BC

The djed pillar amulet was one of the most common of all those placed on the mummy.
A number of them could be strung around the lower torso, or placed singly on the upper chest or around the neck.
The djed pillar symbolized stability and endurance.
Although its form was originally that of a tree whose branches had been cut off,
it later became the backbone of the god Osiris.
A spell in the Book of the Dead activates such an amulet,
saying 'Raise yourself up Osiris!
You have your backbone once more, O weary-hearted One; you have your vertebrae!'

Price: 195 GBP

Back to the List

For currency conversion you can use this good service: