Seller: www-galleriadelvecchio-com (136) 100%, Location: Mississauga, ON, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 180391935644 Click HERE for our other AUCTIONS Ancient Egyptian Amulet: Papyrus Scepter, Pillar, Wadj Click here to view enlargement Here you find a very large faience papyrus shaped pillar or sceptre which signified stability and endurance. Dates to the Late Period, 664 - 343 BC. It is in a light blue faience and in perfect condition! This amulet of a papyrus scepter also measures 1.75 inches in length. Provenance: Gustave Jequier (1868-1946) Authentication: Gayle Gibson, Egyptologist. Both chapters 159 and 160 in the Book of the Dead prescribe the placement of a papyrus column to be placed at the throat of the deceased. Custom listed using TROCADERO's automated HTML and Picture Hosting tools.