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Three small pieces for suspension representing
the head of the goddess Hathor, full face, with the two curved plaits of hair framing the face. One of these is 1-5 millimetres in height,
and has no crown ; on the two others, only 10 millimetres in…

Five figurines of the hippopotamus goddess, which have served as parts of a collar or bracelet. One is 11 millimetres in height, the others 18 millimetres: in all, the goddess is turned to the right: they are stamped on one face only, the back is…

Two small shells, or cupels, height 9m .022, breadth 9m .017, concave, without ornamentation, with a ring at top and bottom.
Plate - Plaques and Ornaments

Amulet 9 m .03 in height, in form of the heart-shaped vase, composed of two pieces of white gold foil stamped out and joined at the edges, with a ring at the top.
Plate - Plaques and Ornaments

The mummy must have been provided with a necklace, of which only certain parts remain.

(a) Two bars for fastening, lengths 0 m .059. Each is formed of a gold plaque, of elliptical curve—the axes of which are 8 and 3 millimetres— incompletely…

The hollow rings, 0 m .021 in diameter,
are composed of a torus of triangular section with rounded corners, one of the bases—the largest—forming the outer surface. The central
cavity is only 7 millimetres in diameter.
Plate—Ornaments of Queen…

Penannular, of torus form and elliptical section, the axes being 16 and 10 millimetres. The extreme
diameter is 0 m .025, and the space left for the ear is only 6 millimetres. At the side opposite the opening, a rectangle, 0 m .022 by 0 m '.011…

The ring which passed through the ear is hollow, and measures 0 m .014 in diameter.
It is a torus, of the extreme breadth of 0 m 048, penannular with an opening 5 millimetres in length to admit the lobe of the ear. The periphery is ornamented with…

Composed of two principal parts. The upper part is in two pieces, each formed of a disc, with a tube fixed to the centre of the under side. The two tubes are striated and fit into each other, maintaining an interval of 31 millimetres between the two…

weighing 92 grammes, formed of a narrow band. 4 millimetres in breadth, and 0 m 175 in diameter. The circle is pierced at irregular intervals, varying from 25 to 43 millimetres, with sixteen holes, employed for attaching ornaments in the form of…

52261. Bague. — Or et pierres cloisonnées. — Diamètre extérieur, sans les cloisons 0 m. 020 mill., diamètre intérieur 0 m. 017 mill. 1/2, hauteur, côté du faucon 0 m. 018 mill., côté du cartouche 0 m. 019 mill.; poids 9 grammes. — Trouvée à Biban…

Period:New Kingdom, Ramesside
Dynasty:Dynasty 19
Date:ca. 1200–1186 B.C.
Geography:From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Valley of the Kings, Tomb KV 56 ("The Gold Tomb"), Davis/Ayrton excavations 1908
Dimensions:l. 58 cm (24 in); h. of…
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