Djed

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The Djed pillar represents stability and has been interpreted as the backbone of the Egyptian god Osiris, especially in the form Banebdjed (the ba of the lord of the djed - the similarity between djed and dead is not existant in Egyptian, although Osiris was lord of the dead as well). Djed is the Egyptian name for Busiris, a centre of the cult of Osiris.

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