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Carter No.: 029

Handlist description: Large statue in black and gold

Card/Transcription No.: 029-2



3. Description (cont.)

Head dress of type.

Uraeus of bronze with gold inlay.

Eyes, collar, pectoral, & armlets as in 22.

Kilt as in 22. Band of inscription see note by A.H.G.

Sandals, mace & staff as in 22. Last is 168 in length and has no splice.

Holes in the base much too big for the feet projections, made firm by very clumsily adjusted wedges from underneath.

Impossible to ascertain of how many pieces of wood the statue was composed. In the left arm there is a join 2.7 down from the point of elbow.

Ears are separate, tongued in.

Figure not set square on its base, but turned appreciably.

Card no. 029-2 relating to Carter no. 029
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