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Carter No.: 256,4,k

Handlist description: Uraeus amulet

Card/Transcription No.: 256-4k

256, 4.K. An uraeus
(See 4F)

POSITION: Neck: left side of throat; attached by linen thread. Seventh amulet of group V: 4F, 4G, 4H, 4I, 4I bis, 4J, 4K and 4L.

DIMENSIONS: H. 7 cents. L. of tail 7 cents.

DESCRIPTION: An amulet of <> form, facing to left of mummy, of sheet gold with details finely chased. Has an eyelet at back for suspension, which was by means of linen thread.

REMARKS: cf. Lacau, Sarcophages, pl. XXXIV, 90, coffin 28087 (58), inscribed: (1) <> (2) <> (3) <>.

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