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Carter No.: 254a(1)

Handlist description: Wreath from around vulture and uraeus over forehead

Card/Transcription No.: 254a1

254A(1) Wreath from around vulture & uraeus over forehead.

Approximate circumference 0.39 mtrs. Wreath composed of leaves of the olive, petals of the blue lotus & flowers of the cornflower secured by strips of papyrus-pith over a broader strip of papyrus.

<> olive leaves (not alternately placed): outer surface outwards. lotus petals cornflowers continuous

Card no. 254a1 relating to Carter no. 254a(1)
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