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Carter No.: 250

Handlist description: Painted wooden djad emblem

Card/Transcription No.: 250-1

250 Painted wooden dd Emblem.

POSITION: Original. Stood between fourth inner shrine and sarcophagus, nearly central of south side of sarcophagus

DIMENSIONS: Max. H. 56.0; Max. W. 20.0, centimetres H. of emblem 52.5; pedestal 20.5 x 20.0 x 3.5, centimetres.

DESCRIPTION: A wooden dd emblem of "stability" upon pedestal, painted yellow, red, blue and green, with red divisional lines. Pedestal red, and pierced with two holes, one of which has still a peg in it, which suggests that it was to be fixed on to something.

REMARKS: Cleaned with benzine, sprayed and mended with celluloid.

Card no. 250-1 relating to Carter no. 250
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