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Carter No.: 256ttt

Handlist description: Bead collar with flexible gold hawk-headed clasps

Card/Transcription No.: 256ttt-1

256, TTT. Bead Collar - with flexible gold hawk-headed clasps

POSITION: Suspended from the neck, covering shoulders and chest as far down as the lower edge of the mammae. A decorative bib-like collar made up of gold, turquoise, red haematite, yellow glass beads with gold pendant drops and sequins. The main design of the collar being of chevron pattern with pendant-border.

For details see diagram and photos attached.

The greater portion of this collar has been left in situ (under wax) upon the King's mummy.

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