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Carter No.: 048h

Handlist description: Compound bow, covered with decoration of gold and inlay

Card/Transcription No.: 048h-2

48 (H) cont.

C. Plain gold D.Wide band made up of 5 elements. (1) Gold filagree work. 1:1 <> This comes as border to all subsequent bands. (2) 1:1 <> alpha beta gamma delta epsilon zeta alpha. <> Alternate light blue & dark blue glass. Triangles & ovals gold. beta. Diamonds gold. Triangles dark blue glass. gamma. Circles alternate dark blue & light blue glass. Bar<> triangle to right & left of circle gold <> fibrous calcite? Circle above it same. delta Like B. epsilon Chevrons dark blue, light blue, dark blue, fibrous calcite? zeta Like A.


Card no. 048h-2 relating to Carter no. 048h
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