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Carter No.: 256,4,o

Handlist description: Diadem

Card/Transcription No.: 256-4o-2

256, 4.O. 2

at the top. Hinged at the back, on each side of the symmetrical bow are two broad curved appendages (decoration like fillet) having on their front edge a massive gold chased and inlaid uraeus, thus: -

<> for details see note attached

The insignia, discovered within the wrappings of the thighs (256, R.5), have corresponding sockets at the back, to slide on to fastenings on the front of the fillet. The tail of the uraeus being fixed to eyelets over the centre of the disc at the back. - See note attached and (R. and S.)

Card no. 256-4o-2 relating to Carter no. 256,4,o
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