256, B. (Continued). 3.
L. side. 4. "Honoured before <> Dua-mutef ..."
(See Note attached)
The gold plaques of the two longitudinal and four transverse
bands are held in place by threads of violet glass bead
borders, which are passed through eyelet fastenings on the
sides of the plaques. These bands have outer margins of narrow
plain sheet-gold which are similarly attached. In these plain
gold margins are tiny holes at intervals for sewing them to
the outer wrappings of the Mummy.
Ornamental side strap down each side of the Mummy, from the
shoulders to the feet, sewn to the outer wrappings and
attached (in festoon fashion) to the four transverse bands.
These ornamental straps are made up of inlaid gold plaques,
held together by threads of beads. The various devices
employed are as follows: -