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Carter No.: 044f

Handlist description: Gold ring

Card/Transcription No.: 044f

44 (f) Gold ring 19

Ring of solid gold. Hole 1.9 in diam: rounded under bezel. Ring .5 wide by .3 deep. Bezel of cartouche shape 2.7 x 1.3.

Within cartouche seated figure of Amon-re incised, with name above. This ring of exceptionally pure gold: no tarnish.

Weight: 54.8 grammes. Equals therefore in legal gold about 6-16.

Washed with water.

Card no. 044f relating to Carter no. 044f
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