Stiles in Form of Tyt and Djed-Pillars

Unknownca. 1539-1292 B.C.E.

Brooklyn Museum

Brooklyn Museum

One wooden ty.t or "Isis girdle" (a) and two (b-c) wooden Djed pillars. That these pieces were once part of a piece of furniture is indicated by the presence on each piece, at both the top and bottom, of a tang pierced with a hole. The wood is light, possibly acacia.Condition: a)Upper and lower tangs broken. Partially inlaid with bitumen. b) Lower crossbar chipped in left rear. Adhesive remains around both tangs. Superficial scratching. c) Upper crossbar damaged. Chipped in front. Some adhesive remains on tangs. Superficial scratching, Some bitumen remains.

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  • Title: Stiles in Form of Tyt and Djed-Pillars
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: ca. 1539-1292 B.C.E.
  • Location Created: Egypt
  • Type: Furniture
  • Rights: Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
  • External Link: http://www.brooklynmuseum.org/opencollection/objects/3994/Stiles_in_Form_of_Tyt_and_Djed-Pillars
  • Medium: Wood
  • Period: New Kingdom
  • Dynasty: XVIII Dynasty
  • Dimensions: (37.253Ea): 8 x 1 7/8 x 9/16 in. (20.3 x 4.7 x 1.5 cm)(37.253Eb): 8 1/16 x 2 3/16 x 5/8 in. (20.5 x 5.5 x 1.6 cm)(37.253Ec): 8 1/16 x 2 1/16 x 11/16 in. (20.5 x 5.3 x 1.8 cm)
  • Collection: Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
  • Accession number: 37.253Ea-c