256, Z. COLLAR OF HORUS - in cloisonné-work. 1
(see 256, MMM, NNN)
Thorax: centre; tail reaching nearly down to umbilicus; head over
centre of chest; wings extending up and over clavicles.
See note attached.
<>, 'Collar of Horus'. Made up of elaborate cloisoné plaques
engraved and numbered on back, inlaid with opaque coloured glass
Has Mcnht attached by means of gold (beaten) wire: This was below
the nape of the neck of the mummy.
Each plaque has eyelets to thread them together by means of bead
borders - which held the different `districts' of the bird
The 'districts' of the bird are divided up as follows: -
Head, body, legs and tail = 1 plaque = 1 plaque
'Primaries' R. 3 L. 3 = 6 plaques
'Secondaries' 7 6 = 13 "
'Coverts' 3 3 = 6 "
For details see notes and photos attached