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Carter No.: 044w

Handlist description: Decorated robe

Card/Transcription No.: 044w-3

44 (w) cont. 3 48

The order of the beads, starting from the bottom were green, red, blue, green, red, blue...

Side borders Alternate blue faience and gold plaques. The faience plaques were alternately dads flanked by uases and ankhs flanked by uases. Those of gold were double cartouches (Tutankhamen and Kheperu-neb-re) of thin gold sheet. Both had thread holes attached to top and bottom of either side. On the outer side of the line of plaques there was a string of beads of <> shape. Order of these red green blue ..., but occasional irregularities. Three of these beads separated the thread holes of the adjacent plaques. Inner sides were plain threads. (So much was certain)

Upper border In addition to the side border faience plaques there were a number of similar ones, but longer, and with thread (cont.)

Card no. 044w-3 relating to Carter no. 044w
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