Egyptian Djed

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Mark Cartwright
published on 27 January 2016

A gilded wooden and faience djed amulet (symbol of stability) from the tomb of Queen Nefertari. Dynasty XIX, 1279-1213 BCE. (Egyptian Museum, Turin)

About the Author

Mark Cartwright
Mark is a history writer based in Italy. Surrounded by archaeological sites, his special interests include ancient ceramics, architecture, and mythology. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the Publishing Director at AHE.

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APA Style

Cartwright, M. (2016, January 27). Egyptian Djed. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

Chicago Style

Cartwright, Mark. "Egyptian Djed." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified January 27, 2016.

MLA Style

Cartwright, Mark. "Egyptian Djed." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 27 Jan 2016. Web. 18 Apr 2019.

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