256, QQQ. PECTORAL - gold inlaid 1
(See 256, 4.D)
Pectoral: thorax, left low side, suspended from neck.
Pendant: below nape of neck (see group 4.E and 4.D).
Pectoral: Max. H. 9.0 cents; Max. W. 9.5 cents.
Pendant: Total L. 3.5 cents.
A hpr-beetle with full spread circular wings, supporting with
fore-legs and wings a lunar-disc (ich of ?Thoth); holds in its
posterior-legs the plural signs <> (plain gold) and the hb
festival symbol; which would seem to be a play upon the King's
name: ich-hprw-hb instead of Rc-hprw-nb.
Head, prothorax, alytra, fore and hinder-legs, lapis lazuli
hb-symbol - carnelian and dark blue glass (lapis), centre
Wings: 'primaries' - lapis lazuli, field between tips of
'Secondaries' - lapis lazuli tipped with carnelian.
'Alula' or 'Bastard Wing' - as 'primaries'.
'Wing coverts' - turquoise coloured glass tipped with
'Lesser wing coverts' - carnelian.