Headrest Amulet

1967.60a

On display

Headrest amulet of dark red limonite. 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 in a damaged state and it's accession history had been lost. The mummy was first X-rayed then cut apart for research purposes.