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Carter No.: 038c

Handlist description: Piece of linen used for covering the standard

Card/Transcription No.: 038bc

38. continued.

Contents (38,b) The standard of the Xth Nome of Up. Eg. (Aphroditopolis) <> 38,b Made of wood covered with gesso and gilt. The eyes inlaid (L. missing anciently). The standard rests upon a rectangular pedestal (44.5 x 14.5 x 4.0) covered with a black material similar to shrine (38). Upon the front of the pedestal the following very crudely written legend in yellow paint <>. Max. H. 68.0, Max. L. 54.5 overall.

38,c A piece of linen used for covering the standard. It was over the back and <> symbol of the d-snake, and was tied round the forepart of the snake (see photo and note by A.L.).

Remarks. Treatment. Shrine (38) Nil. Standard (38b). Removed dust with dry brush: washed with damp sponge & small, soft damp brush. After drying sprayed with a solution of celluloid in amylacetate. Photo 1/8 approx.

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