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Carter No.: 253

Handlist description: First (outermost) coffin

Card/Transcription No.: 253-09

No. 253. Third (outermost) coffin.

x Chips of wood faced with gesso & gold.

Cupressus Sempervirens L.

x These were cut from the toes of the coffin - they were too high to allow the lid of the sarcophagus to be lowered on the sarcoph.

Card no. 253-09 relating to Carter no. 253
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