Scarab (Forgery) card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Scarab (Forgery)

M11483

Currently not on display

Information

Forgery of a scarab, (carnelian?), with details of the wings and head with round eyes carved on the back and fake hieroglyphic inscription in three registers on the base. There are remains of gold leaf all around the edge, and two symetrical perforation holes on each side for suspension.