About this object

Silver fish and shen ring. Original suspension loop worn through amulet repaired with large loop running under fish.

Object specifics

  • Type
  • Culture
    New Kingdom
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Abydos
  • Date made
    1550 BC - 1295 BC
  • Materials
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Bequest of Lt. Col. John Raymond Danson
  • Collector
    Liverpool University Institute of Archaeology
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Abydos
  • Date collected
  • Measurements
    15 mm x 10 mm
  • Note
    From Abydos, grave number unknown: excavated by Professor John Garstang for the Liverpool Institute of Archaeology, 1909; assigned to the Liverpool Institute of Archaeology by the government of Egypt; given to Sir Francis Chatillon Danson by the Liverpool Institute of Archaeology; given to the museum in 1977 by the executors of the estate of the late Lieutenant Colonel John Raymond Danson; Janine Bourriau (ed.), ‘Museum Acquisitions, 1978’ in The Journal of Egyptian Archaeology volume 66 (1980), p. 141 [no. 342].
  • Related people
    Edith Danson ( Previous owner); Francis Chatillon Danson ( Previous owner); John Raymond Danson ( Previous owner); Liverpool University Institute of Archaeology ( Collector, previous owner)

Explore related


  • Museum Acquisitions, 1978 in the Journal of Egyptian Archaeology vol. 66

    Bourriau, Janine (editor)

    Author: Bourriau, Janine (editor)
    Publisher: Egypt Exploraration Society
    Date: 1980
    Description: A list of Egyptian antiquities acquired in 1978 by museums in the United Kingdom. The article contains a complete list of the Danson collection of Egyptian antiquities acquired by World Museum in 1977.


  • Liverpool Excavations at Abydos 1906-1909

    Start date: 1906
    End date: 1906
    Description: Excavations carried out by Professor Garstang, on behalf of the Egyptian Excavations Committee, affiliated to the Univeristy of Liverpool Institute of Archaeology


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