Horizon Amulet card

Horizon Amulet


On display


Amulet in the form of the rising sun, made from limonite, red in colour. Roughly made. 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.