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Carter No.: 256

Handlist description: King's mummy

Card/Transcription No.: 256-6

256 Mummy

Whitish spots near top of shoulders. These were common salt containing a small proportion of sodium sulphate.

Plugs filling the Nostrils. Woven fabric impregnated with Resin

Material from over Eyes. Woven fabric impregnated with Resin.

See The Tomb of Tut-Ankh-Amen. Vol. II, Appendix I p. 152.

(A small amount of crystalline material from inside the gold coffin at the head end consisted of common salt.)

Card no. 256-6 relating to Carter no. 256
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