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Carter No.: 256d

Handlist description: Oval plaque of gold

Card/Transcription No.: 256d

256, D. Oval plaque of gold

POSITION: Abdomen; left flank. Group I (i.e., c and d).


<> Nat. Size 10.2 cmts. 4.5 cmts.

DESCRIPTION: An oval plaque cut out of burnished sheet gold; upper surface slightly convex.

REMARKS: Under the first covering wrappings. (?)plaque for mummification incision of the abdomen.

Card no. 256d relating to Carter no. 256d
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