Twist of Linen card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Twist of Linen


Currently not on display


Described in Joseph Mayer's 'Egyptian Museum' catalogue as an "embalmed serpent" (1852, p. 13 no. 116). X-rayed on 13 October 2016 and found to contain no animal remains and is merely a twist of linen. Perhaps once used to support a jar.