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Carter No.: 253

Handlist description: First (outermost) coffin

Card/Transcription No.: 253-08



Speech of the Osiris King Nebkheprurec justified. He says: Oh mother Nut Spread thy wings over me as the imperishable stars

<> Speech of the Osiris King Lord of the 2 Lands Tutankhamun Ruler of Southern On justified Being in the coffin under the protection of the goddesses Isis & Nephthys.

Vertical texts down centre of coffin.

No. 253 lid

Card no. 253-08 relating to Carter no. 253
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