Bows of Neith Amulet

1967.60p

On display

Carnelian mulet in the form of the bows of Neith, indicated by two roughly incised disagonal lines. Red stone and crude form. 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.