267, K. AN OPEN-WORK BREAST ORNAMENT
Max. H. 7.7, Max. W. 8.7, cms.
A breast ornament in heavy gold work, inlaid in cloisonné fashion, the central scarab in the
round and heads of the pendant uraei in high relief.
DEVICE: The Kheper beetle supporting with its forelegs the cartouche of the king, from
which pend solar uraei.
In the posterior legs of the beetle the Shen symbol.
The device rests on a horizontal bar of rectangular pattern.
The gold back is richly worked, the scarab in the round showing complete articulation of its
legs and under parts.
The suspension fastenings on back of discs are pierced with 3 holes.
The cartouche (recto) reads: <>
The cartouche (verso) reads: <>
For materials employed see note A. L.