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Carter No.: 261i

Handlist description: Djad pectoral

Card/Transcription No.: 261i-1

261, I


Max. H. 12.0, Max. W. 16.3, cms.

An open-work pectoral of pylonic form of the following device: A solar Ded Symbol (centre), between the standing and winged goddess Isis (right) and Nephthys (left). Between the wings of the two goddesses the nomen (right) of the king with pendant uraeus wearing the crown of Upper Egypt, the prenomen (left) of the King with pendant uraeus wearing the crown of Lower Egypt.

Above the goddesses are their names.

The cornice has a feather pattern; the frieze has a garland design; the sides and base have rectangular pattern.

The pectoral was suspended by means of four strings of (?), on either side.

For materials employed see note A. L.

Card no. 261i-1 relating to Carter no. 261i
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