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Carter No.: 008

Handlist description: Head of the King

Card/Transcription No.: 008

8 Head of King

Position: Lying beside skins (No.6)

Carved wooden head painted.

Note Was removed from magazine no. 4 by representatives of Egyptian Government and sent to Cairo as evidence of my want of integrity. Hence the head was much damaged.

Card no. 008 relating to Carter no. 008
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