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Carter No.: 256kk

Handlist description: Djad amulet (emblem of Osiris)

Card/Transcription No.: 256kk-1

256, KK. dd Amulet (Emblem of Osiris).

POSITION: Neck: centre; just below junction of right clavicle and breast bone; wire round neck. Second amulet (from right side) of second group (i.e., FFF, KK, GGG and HHH).

DIMENSIONS: H. 9.0, W. 3.7 cents. Wire 68 cents (total length)

DESCRIPTION: dd-amulet of gold, attached by gold (beaten) wire to neck of King. Second amulet (right side) of second group on Kings' neck within wrappings (see diagram with 256 FFF). Has eyelet for attachment at top. Details and inscription chased.

<> Nat. size eyelet

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

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