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Carter No.: 041c

Handlist description: Bronze and wood candlestick

Card/Transcription No.: 041



Sprayed base with a solution of celluloid in amylacetate to fix black coating. Cleaned bronze with strong solution of ammonia and afterwards washed with water. When dry coated with special transparent varnish

Gilt of cylindrical cups washed with water and fixed loose gold with celluloid cement and finally sprayed with a solution of celluloid in amylacetate.

Card no. 041 relating to Carter no. 041c
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Tutankhamun: Anatomy of an Excavation
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