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Carter No.: 256e

Handlist description: Gold vulture collar

Card/Transcription No.: 256e

256, E. Gold collar of Nekhbet

POSITION: Thorax: Upper right side, partly covering pectoral muscle;left wing over right shoulder. First collar of group I (i.e., E, F, G, H).


<> 29.5 13 10

DESCRIPTION: A gold collar of Nekhbet, cut out of sheet gold, with details finely chased. Talons hold shen-symbols. Attached to tip of wings by means of gold (beaten wire) a Mcanht <>.

REMARKS: cf. Lacau, Sarcophages, pl. LII, 442 and 443. <> " " pl. LI, 436, coffin 28037 (67) <> wsh of Nekhbet.

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