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Carter No.: 256gg

Handlist description: Gold hawk collar

Card/Transcription No.: 256gg

256, GG. Gold Collar of the Hawk

POSITION: Thorax: centre; covering right and left pectoral muscles, and extending down to beginning of abdomen. Form: Vth group.


<> 8 21 29 8 29 32 41

DESCRIPTION: Collar of the Hawk. Cut out of sheet gold, with details finely chased. Attached to the top of the hawk-heads by means of gold (beaten) wire a macnht or tag.

REMARKS: cf. Lacau, Sarcophages, pl. LI. cf. Mace and Winlock, Senebtisi, p. 64ff.

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