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Carter No.: 267i

Handlist description: Breast ornament in form of vulture

Card/Transcription No.: 267i-1

267, I. BREAST ORNAMENT IN FORM OF VULTURE ((?) the Sun-god at midnight)

Max. H. 14.1, Max. W. 16.4, cms.

A breast ornament in the form of a flying vulture wearing the ATEF crown of Osiris. In her talons she holds the Shen symbols. This ornament of gold, in semi-relief, with head and neck in the round, is inlaid after cloisonné fashion.

Attached to the chased under surface are five rings for the suspension cord, the latter ending in tassels.

For materials employed see note A. L.

Card no. 267i-1 relating to Carter no. 267i
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