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Carter No.: 032b

Handlist description: Four vases of alabaster (calcite)

Card/Transcription No.: 032b

32 (b) Four vases of alabaster (calcite)



All of this type.

Height varied from 9-10

Top rims varied from 6.8 - 7.5

Bottom " " " 4.5 - 5.3

One at any rate had had a stopper composed of a piece of rush twisted round in a spiral.

Stained yellow outside.

Three at any rate had been filled to the brim - two with fatty matter and one with resinous material neither of which has been identified

On side of one a hieratic inscription in black paint <>

Cleaned with xylene

Card no. 032b relating to Carter no. 032b
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