The amulet of the Steps (Khet) is associated with resurrection and symbolizes:

  • A lift to the high heavens
  • The throne of Osiris

As per a legend, god Shu, the god of wind and air wished to raise the goddess Nut, the goddess of the sky from the vice like embrace of god Seb, he discovered that he was not tall enough to lift her. To make this possible, he used the steps to reach the top.

The Amulet of the Steps is usually made of green, blue or white glazed faience or porcelain.

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