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Carter No.: 256b(1)

Handlist description: Hands of burnished gold

Card/Transcription No.: 256b-07

256, b.
Hands and trappings 
exterior of mummy


<> C


0.33 mts. Strips of plain gold Dark blue faience beads Gold plaques with eyelets for attachment

Sample of nat. size 05 02.3 the hieroglyphs inlaid with: - 1 felspar 2 lapis lazuli 3 carnelian 4 turquoise glass 5 red jasper glass 6 quartz 02.3 05.4 Thickness of gold plaques mills 05

no numbers on this strip E here cut through No number M

no number

D G Max. L. 33 cmts " H. 12.5 cmts.

Max. W. 05.4 cmts. Note: numerals are marked on the back of the plaques no number on upper surface

F sic sic

numerals written on back of plaques = 2 left Note the extra single 1. unit = left side ?

Card no. 256b-07 relating to Carter no. 256b(1)
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