Menat Fragment card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Menat Fragment


Currently not on display


Fragment of a blue glazed faience menat (necklace counterpoise) inscribed with hieroglyphs in black. CONDITION NOTE (1998): Incomplete, running crack, pitted, surface dirt. Compare with Musee du Louvre, Paris, N3364; Florence Friedman, 'Gifts of the Nile. Ancient Egyptian Faience' (Providence, 1998), p. 259 (cat. no. 192).