Djed-pillar Amulet

Egyptian, Egypt, Africa

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First Millennium BCE (1000 BCE-1 CE)

Faience

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Maribel Davis Pratt, Class of 1906W

162.4.29062

Geography/Culture

Africa, Northern Africa, Egypt

Period

1000 BCE-1 CE

Object Name

Personal Symbol: Amulet

Classification

Ancient Egypt

Africa

Not on view

Exhibition History

Egyptian Antiquities at Dartmouth, Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Alvin P. Gutman Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, February 12, 2011-August 13, 2012.

Publication History

Howard Farrant, The Pratt Collection of Egyptian Amulets, Hanover, New Hampshire: Dartmouth Publications, 1964.

Howard Farrant, The Pratt Collection of Egyptian Amulets in the Baker Library at Dartmouth College, The Department of Art & Archaeology, Hanover, New Hampshire: Barker Library Press, 1943.

Provenance

Collected by Ralph Huntington Blanchard (1875-1936) proprietor of Blanchard’s Egyptian Museum, Sharia Kamel, Cairo, Egypt; purportedly "given" by R. H. Blanchard to Maribel (Mara-Belle) Davis Carroll (1886-1962) in Cairo, Egypt, about 1907-1910; (The donor was the wife of the journalist Raymond G. Carroll, 1878-1943, from 1907 until 1920, the same year she married Elon Graham Pratt, 1883-1964); in the collection of Maribel Davis Carroll Pratt, New York, New York, about 1907-1930; given to Dartmouth College, 1930 (at the suggestion of her second husband, Elon Graham Pratt, Class of 1906); catalogued by present collection, 1962.

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