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Carter No.: 044p

Handlist description: Model adze

Card/Transcription No.: 044p

44 (p) Model Adze 34

Found on middle of E. side in upper layer.

<> 2.5 2.7 10.3 9

Model adze in wood & bronze. Foundation deposit type. Wooden part all covered with gold leaf. Diam. of thinnest part .8 Widens to 1.5 in depth below binding.

<> 1.4 1.8 7.5

On blade of metal, partly covered by binding, cartouches of Amenhotep III & Tiy. Same cartouches on end of handle. Binding of leather.

Treatment. Sprayed with a solution of celluloid in amylacetate.

Card no. 044p relating to Carter no. 044p
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