269, G. A BRACELET OF LARGE SCARAB
Scarab centre piece = Max. H. 6.6, Max. W. 5.1, cms.
L. of wrist-band 10.7, W. 3.5, cms.
(showing a circumference of 15.8, cms.)
Kheper-beetle worked in gold in the round and inlaid with lapis-lazuli. In its forelegs it
holds the cartouche of the king-Kheperu-Neb-Re of gold with field of lapis lazuli; in its
posterior legs the Neb sign, so that independent of the cartouche of the king the device also
incorporates the king's prenomen.
Made of beads and gold spacers. The beads are gold, calcite, lapis lazuli, glass, turquoise
glass of barrel shape, strung in transverse rows, with granulated and plain ring beads,
between gold spacers.
It has a fastening which slides into the right side of the centre piece.