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Carter No.: 044q

Handlist description: Leopard-skin robe

Card/Transcription No.: 044q-1

44 (q) Leopard - skin robe. 35

Head of wood, covered with gesso, overlaid with gold. H. 17.5: W. 16.9: max. thickness 3.3 Nose, eye-frames & markings above eyes blue glass inlay. Eyes of crystal(?), with black iris & ring & red corners in paint behind On forehead inlaid cartouche. Basis of red glass, actual cartouche frame of dark blue glass: scarab & plural sign of dark blue glass: disk of fibrous calcite, neb of light blue glass. Drops from eyes - probably blue - gone. Two triangular pieces of gold torn off from sides of nose. At back, behind ears & chin, bronze rings let in, .9 wide, projecting .5

Skin in very bad condition. Impossible to get details of size & shape. Pieces of it preserved.

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