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Carter No.: 256iiibis

Handlist description: Djet serpent amulet

Card/Transcription No.: 256iiibi

256, iii bis dt-serpent amulet

POSITION: Neck; centre; attached by linen thread; third group (i.e., iii, iii bis and jjj).

DIMENSIONS: Max. H. 11.5 cents.

DESCRIPTION: dt-serpent amulet, of thin sheet gold embossed and chased. Has an eyelet fastening centre of body (on back); was threaded upon linen string between amulets iii and jjj, forming a (third) group of amulets attached to the neck of the King within the wrappings (see diagram with iii).

REMARKS: cf. Lacau, Sarcophages, pl. XXXIV, 93, coffin No. 28090 (34); represented yellow and named <> "dt at his head".

Card no. 256iiibi relating to Carter no. 256iiibis
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