Scarab (Forgery) card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Scarab (Forgery)

M14429

Currently not on display

Information

Forgery of a scarab shaped seal, flat and inscribed on both sides. One side is inscribed with a raised cobra wearing a crown, and sun-disc. the other side is inscribed with a cartouche containing a fake hieroglyphic inscription. Pierced through the width for suspension. Chipped around the base and sides. Note on the Gatty slip, "A forgery ( W. M. F. Petrie)".