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Carter No.: 048j(1)

Handlist description: Compound bow decorated with coloured barks

Card/Transcription No.: 048j1-2

48 (j 1) cont.

C. Plain light brown. On outer side a band of black with inscription in light brown. This band was 14.5 long, & started 4.4 from D. Hieros. headed to end of bow. Note cartouche Aten, not Amen. <>

D. In centre band 2 wide of dark red with disk & branch (?) pattern in dark yellow <> On either side 5 bands of small patterns in light brown bark & gold leaf mixed. E. 5 bands of plain light brown, and four of black, 1.3 in width. F. Like D G. Like C with inscription <> H & I repeat B & A.

Sprayed with celluloid in amyl acetate. Treated with melted paraffin wax.

Card no. 048j1-2 relating to Carter no. 048j(1)
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