Naturalistic Scarab card

Naturalistic Scarab

1967.60j

On display

Information

Funerary scarab carved from diorite. Compare with 1967.60.e. It was positioned lying on the breast of the mummy in the thoracic region. 1 of 32 amulets removed from a mummy on the 8th of December 1966 at Aintree University Hospital. The mummy was in a damaged state and its accession history had been lost. The mummy was first X-rayed then cut apart for research purposes.