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Carter No.: 261p(3)

Handlist description: Vulture pectoral

Card/Transcription No.: 261p3-1


Max. H. 12.1, Max. W. 17.2, cms.

An open-work pectoral of pylonic form containing the following device: A large vulture named <> with hanging wings and Shen symbols in her talons; above the vulture the prenomen and nomen of the king in open-work written thus: <>

The cornice of feather pattern; the frieze of garland design; the sides and base of simple rectangular device.

The fastenings are pierced with 3 holes each for suspension.

For materials employed see note A. L.

See 261, P. (1) note.

Card no. 261p3-1 relating to Carter no. 261p(3)
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