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Carter No.: 040

Handlist description: Painted alabaster (calcite) box

Card/Transcription No.: 040-1

40 Painted Alabaster (Calcite) Box See 115

1. Position.

Under south end of lion couch (35), below chair 39. Lid away from it: on floor near 115.

2.Dimensions. <> 33 18.8 2.5 2.5 2

W. 17.4 Thickness sides 1.2 one end 1.8 other end 1.5

<> 2.5 2.8 Bottom of end slightly recessed,

<> End of lid

<> 0.5 1.5 Groove to take lid Depth of groove .6

<> 5 1.6 Side of lid This edge rounded to fit into groove on inside of box. Rounding begins 1.7. from side

Card no. 040-1 relating to Carter no. 040
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