261, N. PECTORAL OF PYLONIC FORM 1
Max. L. 18.2, H. 12.8 cms.
Pylonic in form, with feathered cornice, taurus and garland frieze,
the sides and base of rectangular geometric pattern; worked a jour.
In the centre a large scarab (in the round) supported by: on the right
the goddess Isis and on the left the goddess Nephthys.
This device is surmounted by: centre, the solar disk with pendant
uraei, on either side the prenomen and nomen of the king with solar
The chased gold back of the pectoral has precisely the same details.
On the base of the scarab (of an artificial paste of vitrious nature
imitating lapis lazuli(?)) is a hieroglyphic text (see note P. E. N.).
For materials employed see note A. L.
This pectoral was originally backed with linen and was suspended by
means of three (on each side) strings of beads(?).
This pectoral together with 261, M and 261, O were wrapped in a piece