Bead (Forgery) card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Bead (Forgery)


Currently not on display


Ivory bead inscribed on one side with two cartouches of Taharqa and on the other with lotus and papyrus flowers. Broken at one end. Previously identified as a knife handle. Pronounced as a forgery by Dr Samuel Birch of the British Museum. Marked in ink 30 or 36. Ex Baron Fejérváry collection.