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Carter No.: 044c

Handlist description: Gold ring

Card/Transcription No.: 044c


44 (c) Gold Ring 15

Made up of two separate rings soldered together at their bezels. Inside measurements of individual rings 1.8 cm top to bottom, 1.7 side to side. Rings 2.5 wide, 1.5 thick. Combined bezels 1.8 x 1.5 cm. 1.5 mm. thick. Top of ring circle, flattened under bezel.

The individual rings ended under bezels in lotuses, with binding below heads. Each bezel a cartouche: in one a standing figure of the King offering a vase to a figure of Re in the other. Weight 21.4 grammes. Value therefore in legal gold about 2-14.

Treatment Washed with water only.

Card no. 044c relating to Carter no. 044c
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