Lotus Petal Pendant card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Lotus Petal Pendant

M12588i

Currently not on display

Information

Faience flat backed amuletic jewellery element: a white Egyptian lotus or lily petal (Nymphaea lotus) with loop at top for suspension. This would have been strung to form an openwork broad collar characteristic of the 18th Dynasty. Mayer Inventory (1928): "M12588. Thirteen porcelain pendants in white, green, blue and red colours; Egyptian".