Sun Disc Amulet card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Sun Disc Amulet

M11978c

Currently not on display

Amulet representing the cosmic power of the sun disc, in the form of a large flattened circle on a small low stand. Placed on a mummy it was believed it could help the deceased be united with the sun god during his passage across the sky and through the Underworld to be reborn each morning.