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Carter No.: 256uuu

Handlist description: Pectoral (gold, inlaid)

Card/Transcription No.: 256uuu-2

256, UUU. 2

Legs: Tibia, Tarsus and toes gold finely modelled and detailed. ---------------------------- Back: the undersurface plain gold with similar details to upper surface chased and gravened. Suspension: gold wire chain passed through eyelets upon wings, ending in two carnelian beads and pendant.

(4E). PENDANT: ib-heart form, red chalcedony partly encased in gold; upon front the prenomen of the King between uraei minutely inlaid with granular gold; and glass of turquoise, lapis lazuli and carnelian colour. Back: plain gold with similar details engraved with exception the nomen of King in place of the prenomen.

REMARKS: The end of the chain attached by linen thread threaded through beads and pendant. As it had fallen from its original position, no photo 'in situ'

Card no. 256uuu-2 relating to Carter no. 256uuu
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