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Carter No.: 256fff

Handlist description: Tyet amulet

Card/Transcription No.: 256fff-1

256, FFF. Tt-amulet (girdle of Isis).

POSITION: Neck; just below centre of right clavicle; wire round neck. Right side, second group (i.e., FFF, KK, GGG and HHH).

DIMENSIONS: L. 6.5 cents. W. 3.0 cents. Wire 70 cents (total length)

DESCRIPTION: Tt-amulet of red jasper, attached by gold (beaten) wire to neck of King. First and right-hand side amulet of second group (FFF, KK, GGG and HHH) of amulets without wrappings of the neck of the King (see diagram). Has eyelet for attachment at top.

REMARKS: This group of amulets reach down to below the clavicles.


<> Nat. size eyelet

Card no. 256fff-1 relating to Carter no. 256fff
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