String of Beads and Taweret Amulet card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

String of Beads and Taweret Amulet

16.11.06.9

Currently not on display

Information

String of beads and amulets: one green jasper lentoid bead 13 mm; one silver Taweret amulet 18 mm; five carnelain hippopotamus heads 7.5 mm; three amethyst hippopotamus heads 7.5 mm; four feldspar hippopotamus heads 7.5 mm. Fine technique and good preservation. From the 'western pit' grave of Abydos Tomb 16 A'06 that consisted of two pit graves.