Beads (Forgeries) card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Beads (Forgeries)


Currently not on display


Eight carnelian beads inscribed with hieroglyphs and pronounced as forgeries by Revd. Greville John Chester in the 1870s. Two feature the same inscription for an overseer called Amenhotep and were thought to be genuine by Percy Newberry (see record card) Acquired from Joseph Sams (Sams catalogue p. 62, no. 271). Not stringed together.