350 SHIELD (See Nos. 379, A and B, 488, B, which belong to
this type of shield)
Piled on chair No. 351 and under stool 349, S.E. corner of
chamber (see photos Nos. 1136, 1141, 1149 and 1150).
Max. L. 83. 5; Max. W. 57.0 (approx) cents.
An open work shield, made of wood, covered with gesso and
gilt. The device comprises the King completely enveloped in a
rishi (feathered) winding sheet (after Osiris) seated upon a
throne. He wears the <> crown, holds the crozier-sceptre and
flagellum. The throne rests upon <> symbols. On either side of
the King the <>-symbols, <> flagella, and <> columns, the
whole device surmounted by the winged-solar-disc.
An inscription in front of the King reads: -
<> giraffe sic
Specimen badly broken and warped.
Nos. 350, 379 A and B, and 488 B from a set of four.