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Tutankhamun: Anatomy of an Excavation
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Carter No.: 040

Handlist description: Painted alabaster (calcite) box

Card/Transcription No.: 040-4

40 (continued)


Washed with water.

Removed brown resinous-like material from outside with acetone. The dark brown pitch like material from inside was partly chipped out with a small chisel & the rest softened and removed with acetone.

Mended two small broken pieces on under side of lid and re-fastened in knobs with celluloid cement.

Card no. 040-4 relating to Carter no. 040
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