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Carter No.: 048h

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

Card/Transcription No.: 048h-7

48 (H) cont.

Other half of bow repeats patterns. Band with inscription corresponding to B has - <>

In each section of the bow the plain gold bands are overlapped by the rope pattern bands on each side about .4.

Innermost edge of band D had broken & come loose anciently. It was bound round with a thin slip of papyrus.

Cleaned with damp brush. Sprayed with celluloid in amyl acetate.

Card no. 048h-7 relating to Carter no. 048h
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