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Carter No.: 032

Handlist description: Chest of ivory, ebony, and red wood

Card/Transcription No.: 032-4

32 (cont)

4. Contents

These were scattered loosely in bottom of box and had obviously nothing to do with original contents. Consisted of a number of alabaster (calcite) vases of various shapes, two serpentine(?) vases, three glass vases, seven small pottery dishes, remains of two or more ostrich feathers, four hard limestone paint grinding slabs and seven stone knives, a number of lumps of resin etc.

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Washed with damp sponge. Sprayed painted inscription with a solution of celluloid in amylacetate. Refastened loose inlay with special celluloid cement. Refastened loose shoes to legs with casein adhesive.

Card no. 032-4 relating to Carter no. 032
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