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Carter No.: 256t

Handlist description: Gold hawk collar

Card/Transcription No.: 256t

256, T. Gold 'Collar of Horus'

POSITION: Neck: over right clavicle; tail towards right deltoid; wings enveloping neck. Formed the first group within wrappings of the neck. DIMENSIONS: Max. diam. 30 cents. H. of bird from head to tip of tail 17 cents. DESCRIPTION: <> wsh-(collar)-of-Horus, cut out of sheet gold with detail of feathers, ETC., chased. The head of hawk turned to left. In the claws are the shen-symbols. Attached to the tip of the wings (second primary feather) gold wire to which is attached a <> Macnht (Mankhet) a tag or counterbalance at the back of the neck.

<> wire 30 cents. 17 cents.

REMARKS: cf Mace and Winlock, Senebtisi, p. 64ff. cf. Lacau, Sarcophages, pl. LI, 436.

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