Millions of Years Amulet

14.10.01.52i(3)
Silver wire shaped to resemble a hieroglyph meaning 'Millions-of-years' and once worn as an amulet that symbolised eternity. The silver wire is corroded but the amulet is intact. From a robbed burial excavated by David Randall-MacIver and Arthur Mace in 1900 at Cemetery D at Abydos (Tomb D81).