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Carter No.: 041a

Handlist description: Bronze and wood candlestick

Card/Transcription No.: 041a-1

41. Four bronze and wood candlesticks.

Position On lion couch, under Bed 37. Original position ?

(a) Base 19 x 9.4 x 4 - 4.5. Roughly & irregularly cut. A hard reddish wood, covered with a layer of some black resinous material. (see note by Lucas).

Into this base were set a bronze <> with arms, and a gilt bronze cup for the torch. Socket for ankh 4.7 from back of base. Loop at top 1.1 wide, .8 thick in centre, narrowing down to about .3 at edges: 6.3 overall. Crossbar 4.5 to centre from end of arm. 1.2 wide at junction with shoulder. End of arm 1.1 thick. Stand 8.8 long; circ .8 thick

<> 9.4 2.3 2 2.3 2.8 18.6


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