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Carter No.: 256dd

Handlist description: Dagger in gold and cloisonné work

Card/Transcription No.: 256dd-2

256, dd. 2

Sheath of gold ornamented <> on the front with cloisonné-work, and on the back an embossed scene of animals.

Front: Top edge: frieze of palmette ornament Remainder of surface; feather pattern; terminating at the point with a jackal's head in embossed gold, thus: - <> the outer margin being of plain gold.

Back: Top: a frieze of text reading: <> and below on either side of it a scroll pattern: <> which are suspension loops of the following: <> <> design

Card no. 256dd-2 relating to Carter no. 256dd
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