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this amulet protected the cut made in the side of the corpse to remove the internal organs; it may hence stand for the fingers of the embalmer. The amulet was always made of black material (obsidian or diorite).

S. 3334
Stone / steatite
1.7 x 6.5 x 0.3 cm
664–30 BCE
Late Period - Ptolemaic Period
Eliopolis, Kom
Schiaparelli excavations (1903-1906)
Sala 11 Vetrina 01
Museo Egizio