Funerary Scarab Wing card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Funerary Scarab Wing


Currently not on display


Faience wing with gilding from a funerary scarab with holes for sewing on to mummy bandages or bead netting placed over the mummy. Mounted on cardboard with handwritten annotation in black ink. CONDITION NOTE (1998): Incomplete, surface loss, cracked, adhered to card, remnants of gold leaf.