Amulets: symbols of power
|djed pillar (Dd 'stability'), symbol of Osiris, as an amulet attested from the end of the Old Kingdom (about 2686-2181 BC) to the early Roman Period|
|ankh (anx 'life')appears at the end of the Old Kingdom (about 2686-2181 BC) and in the First Intermediate, especially popular in the 18th Dynasty, later rare|
|tiyet knot (or knot/girdle of Isis) associated with female blood|
|menit 'counterpoise' - small-scale versions of the counterweights to heavy necklaces - symbol of the power of goddesses|
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