Two Fingers Amulet

1967.60ff

On display

'Two Fingers' amulet, of the right hand, made from opaque obsidian. Roughly made and chipped in places. Was positioned within the abdominal cavity, low down on the left side. 1 of 32 amulets removed from a mummy on 8 December 1966 at Aintree University Hospital. The mummy was in a damaged state and it's accession history had been lost. The mummy was first X-rayed then cut apart for research purposes.