Animal Hide card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Animal Hide

1976.159.280

Currently not on display

Information

Animal hide with cream coloured fur about 50 mm in length. In two pieces with piece of rope attached. Use unknown and probably not from a mummified animal (i.e., not a religious offering). CONDITION NOTE 1998: Remnants of newspaper trapped in folds of skin and hair, skin is quite flexible, hair is very brittle and falling out, ?possible insect cocoons, some discolouration, definite old insect infestation.