256, OOO PECTORAL - gold inlaid 1
PECTORAL: thorax; centre, suspended from neck
PECTORAL-CLASP: under nape of neck (see group 256, 4E.).
Pectoral: Max. H. 11.5 cents; W. 9.0 cents.
Clasp: H. 5.0 cents; W. 5.6 cents.
PECTORAL: Device: Three scarabs of lapis lazuli inlaid, their
fore-legs resting upon a starred <> (engraved) pt symbol of
heaven and supporting (centre) the lunar-disc <> (ich of ?Thoth),
and on R. and L. sides solar-discs; their posterior-legs rest
upon a horizontal bar of 12 marguerites (cut lapis lazuli glass
with gold boss centres), and each pair of legs hold nb signs
(inlaid with green felspar).
Pendant from the horizontal bar are four gold lotus flowers, four
large lotus buds, and six small buds (three missing from decay):
the lotus flowers and larger buds are inlaid with carnelian,
felspar, and dark blue (lapis lazuli) glass; the three remaining
smaller buds are of carnelian, their pendant calices of gold.
Back: The pt symbol and horizontal bar are attached by means of
two (one on each side) gold w3s-sceptres, modelled and detailed,
to which the