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Carter No.: 037

Handlist description: Black shrine-shaped box on sled

Card/Transcription No.: 037-2


3. (cont). moulding a separate piece fastened to it. Inside not painted, but cracks & flams in the wood filled with whitey-yellow plaster. Wood sycomore-fig (?).

4.Contents (a) Serpent nome-sign on standard (see separate card)

(b) On floor nearby, in group 36 (e), half a clay sealing which had been fastened to some black surface. Almost certainly from this shrine. It was of the nine captives type.

Treatment. Sprayed with strong alcohol which made black coating (which was flaking off) adhere.

Card no. 037-2 relating to Carter no. 037
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