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Carter No.: 256,4,b

Handlist description: Wadj amulet

Card/Transcription No.: 256-4b

256, 4b. W3d-amulet (uaz-sceptre)

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

DIMENSIONS: L. 5.5 cents wire suspension 28 cents (total length of wire 56 cents).

DESCRIPTION: A gold <> amulet, inlaid with green felspar, with eyelet at top for suspension. Details of front engraved upon gold casing on back. (See drawing with 256 4a)

REMARKS: Was not visible for photography in situ

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