Arched sistrum: richly decorated. On top of the arch is a recumbent cat, and to the right a bird with outstretched wings; at the base of the arch is a seated cat. The arch is pierced with three holes on each side, and three fixed rods are of decreasing length and thickness from top to bottom. Between the arch and the handle is a double Hathor head; the wig is curled and fastened in seven places; the neck;ace has three chains. There are two lateral uraei, one iwth a red crown, the other with a double crown. The handle is formed of a column with plam-leaf capital, is decorated with six double bands and one single band, and ends in a knob. The sistrum has been made in one piece.
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