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Carter No.: 256,4,a

Handlist description: Thoth amulet

Card/Transcription No.: 256-4a

256, 4a. Dhwti-amulet (Thoth)

POSITION: Neck: Right side; reaching nearly to clavicle; suspended by gold (beaten) wire. Right amulet of fourth group - 4a, zzz, yyy, xxx and 4b.

DIMENSIONS: H. 5.5 cents. L. wire attachment 31 cents (total length of wire 62).

DESCRIPTION: An amulet of <> of gold, inlaid with green felspar - (see sketch attached) attached to neck by means of gold (beaten) wire. Eylet for suspension at top. Similar detail to front engraved on gold back.


Card no. 256-4a relating to Carter no. 256,4,a
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