Two Fingers Amulet card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Two Fingers Amulet

1977.112.250

On display

Information

Two fingers amulet, representing the index and middle fingers with nails and joints defined. Excellent technique. This type of amulet only appears in Late Period burials and is frequently found on the torso of mummies near the embalming incision, perhaps representing the fingers of the embalmer. Purchased by W. Talbot Ready on 13 July 1903; Purchased by F. C. Danson 30 October 1903.