Bead card

Bead

1967.60q

On display

Information

Long barrel shaped bead, unpierced and roughly shaped. Made from blue azurite stone. Was positioned lying on the breast of the mummy in the thoracic region. 1 of 32 amulets removed from a mummy on 8 December 1966 at Aintree University Hospital. The mummy was in a damaged state and it's accession history had been lost. The mummy was first X-rayed then cut apart for research purposes.