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Carter No.: 256b(3)

Handlist description: Two longitudinal and four transverse bands. Longitudinal bands

Card/Transcription No.: 256b-04

256, B. (Continued). 4

From the shoulders to the first transverse band: prenomen and nomen of the King surmounted with solar discs alternating with solar uraei, bordered on each side by plaques of Rîshi (feather) and drop-pendant design.

From first to second transverse bands: plaques of Ded and That symbols bordered on each side by plaques of Rîshi (feather) and disc pattern.

From second to third transverse bands: double row of plaques bearing disc and drop-pendant pattern.

From third to fourth transverse bands: a single row of broad plaques of similar design.

From fourth transverse bands to feet: a single row of gold plaques bearing a geometrical device of rectangles and circles, which have a double row of heads on each side.

Card no. 256b-04 relating to Carter no. 256b(3)
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