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Carter No.: 020

Handlist description: Alabaster jar

Card/Transcription No.: 020

20 Alabaster Jar

Position: Possibly accidental

Dimension: H.19, diam. lip 12, diam. foot 9.7 cms.

Description: alabaster (calcite) jar of <> shape bearing a hieratic legend on the side:

Content: Black substance at bottom.

Treatment Cleaned with xylene.

Remarks: This probably belongs to group found outside in passage (see No. 7).

Card no. 020 relating to Carter no. 020
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