Wedjat Eye Amulet

1967.60d

On display

Eye of Horus amulet made from hematite stone. Was positioned lying on the breast of the mummy on the left upper arm (compare with 1967.60b, found on the right upper arm). 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.