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Carter No.: 256,4,f

Handlist description: Human-headed winged uraeus

Card/Transcription No.: 256-4f-1

156, 4.F. Human headed winged uraeus

POSITION: Neck: Right side. Attached by linen thread. First amulet of group V: - 4F, 4G, 4H, 4I, 4I bis, 4J, 4K, and 4L.

DIMENSIONS: H. 9 cents.; span of wings 13.7 cents

DESCRIPTION: An amulet of human headed winged uraeus form facing to left of mummy, of sheet gold with details finely chased. Has eyelet at back of head for suspension, which was by means of linen thread.

REMARKS: significance unknown.

Card no. 256-4f-1 relating to Carter no. 256,4,f
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