256A. Gold Mask of the King. 2
Mace and Winlock Tomb of Senebtisi p 43, fig 26; Lacau
Sarcophages No 28087, 64, plate LIV 487, etc) which is striated
with bands of lapis lazuli-coloured glass radiating from the
lower part of the back of the headdress.
The headdress terminates at the back in a kind of pigtail which
falls between the shoulder blades and which was inlaid with lapis
lazuli-coloured glass horizontal bands.
On the front the two flaps of the headdress are represented
falling from the shoulders over the chest.
Upon the forehead above band are the royal insignia: - on the
right side the Nekhbet vulture head of massive gold, beak of
horn-coloured glass, eyes missing (? of obsidian). Note: right
side = north side as the mask lay in the sarcophagus. On the left
side the uraeus (Uazet of Buto), head dark blue faience, eyes of
gold cloisonné inlaid with translucent quartz substitute for
carnelian (having backing of red pigment to enhance colour),
pupils of dark brown ?material (probably also pigment), front of