Seller: lodge-antiquities (2,777) 99%, Location: Market Rasen, Lincolnshire, Ships to: Europe, US, JP, CA, AU, Item: 163731339738 COINSANCIENT Green-glazed faience amulet of the djed pillar. Description: Green-glazed faience amulet of the djed pillar. Date Macedonian-Ptolemaic Period. 332–30 B.C. Size 1.09 inches (2.78 cm) Provenance Ex Dolman collection from the 1930s. Purchased several years ago in the London trade. Condition Mounted for display as shown. Notes: The djed pillar, emblem of Osiris, god of the underworld, was a potent symbol of regeneration and therefore made to accompany the mummy on its journey. What the form represents is unknown: a leafless tree or a pole with notches or attachments. Eventually it came to represent the backbone of Osiris and in the New Kingdom decorated the bases of coffins. Terms of business Authenticity: All items are unconditionally guaranteed to be genuine, are accurately described and date from the period given. Should any recognised museum authority express doubts about the authenticity of any item you have purchased from us then we will give a full refund. This refund is limited to the purchase price of the item. A Certificate of Authenticity will be issued on request. I have been a full-time dealer in coins and antiquities for more than thrity years. Returns: Any items bought from us may be returned for any reason within seven days of receipt for a full refund. The item must be returned in the condition it was received from us. Postage and insurance: See the item entry for shipping rates. These rates include insurance. We only ship items by methods which require a signature. In the UK this is normally recorded delivery, in Europe and the rest of the World we use international signed for.. Payment: UK orders can be paid for through Paypal, by personal cheque, in cash, or by BACS bank trensfer, All overseas orders must be paid for by Paypal. For UK orders, Paypal is our preferred method to receive payment but if you wish to pay by one of the other methods please let us know at the end of the sale and we will send our address and / or bank details.For our sister site selling fossils, minerals, meteorites check ebay user Lodge-Fossils Condition: Ex Dolman collection.