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Carter No.: 261p(1)

Handlist description: Pectoral of Nut

Card/Transcription No.: 261p1-1

261, P. (1) PECTORAL OF NÛT (the great spirit)  1

Max. H. 12.6, Max. W. 14.3, cms. RECTO: Pylonic device, having rectangular geometric border, with in centre the winged-standing-figure of the goddess Nût. In the field, incised upon the gold surface, is a hieroglyphic text (see note P. E. N.)

VERSO: Was backed with linen to cover the unfinished metal surface.

NOTE: This pectoral acted as a centre piece to a kind of belt of four strands of (?) beads.

261 P (1), (2) and (3) were in a large piece of linen with 261, M. N. O.

Card no. 261p1-1 relating to Carter no. 261p(1)
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