Bead

1967.60z

On display

One of seven azurite unpierced roughly shaped beads. Was positioned lying on the breast of the mummy in the thoracic region. One of thirty-two amulets removed from a mummy on the 8th of December 1966 at Aintree University Hospital. The mummy wass in a damaged state and its accession history had been lost. The mummy was first X-rayed then cut apart for research purposes.