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Carter No.: 256,4,o

Handlist description: Diadem

Card/Transcription No.: 256-4o-5

256, 4.O. DIADEM.

Nat. size


<> fixture for tail of uraeus insignia (soldered) repeat fixture for appendage at back purple chalcedony malachite (remainder gold) fixture for side appendages


17.6 17.4 cents 2 35.0 17.5 mean

LONG AXIS 19.9 cents

<> Breadth of fillet 2.15 cents. 45 in all carnelian discs gold bosses turquoise blue glass field (remainder gold.) turquoise blue glass lapis blue glass

thickness 2 mils

FRONT here <> two fastenings for insignia to slide on to.

<> No size

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