The Griffith Institute
Tutankhamun: Anatomy of an Excavation
The Howard Carter Archives
Photographs by Harry Burton
Previous card Object page Main list Next card
Carter No.: 048h

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

Card/Transcription No.: 048h-5

48 (H) cont.

I Plain gold.

J. <> alpha beta gamma delta epsilon usual filagree gold Like F alpha Like F alpha usual filagree gold

Centre panel <> = gold <> of dark blue glass Diamonds & triangles between of fibrous gypsum(?)

K. Plain gold.


<> alpha beta gamma delta epsilon zeta usual filagree gold usual filagree gold

alpha. Like F alpha beta Chevrons like D epsilon gamma Like F gamma, but circular centre of stand of stone instead of glass. delta. Like beta epsilon. Like F alpha zeta. Like beta.

M. Plain gold.


Card no. 048h-5 relating to Carter no. 048h
© Copyright Griffith Institute, 2000-2004
None of this material may be reproduced in any form without permission from
Griffith Institute, Oxford, OX1 2LG
Contact us
Tutankhamun: Anatomy of an Excavation
Concept & Direction: Jaromir Malek
Web Page & Database Designs: Jonathan Moffett
Scanning & transcript: Sue Hutchison, Elizabeth Miles, Diana Magee, Kent Rawlinson