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Carter No.: 256ff

Handlist description: Group of five finger rings

Card/Transcription No.: 256ff-2




<> 2.6 2.2

Lapis lazuli, intaglio finely detailed bezel. The king offering to the god Amen-Ra Double Ring

Max. from bezel to exterior of loop. 2.7 cents


<> 2.3 inlay missing (?carnelian) green glass red glass dark blue

Double - child's ring bezel two uraei inlaid with glass. Gold inlaid Max. diam. of loop 1.8 cents.


<> 3.0 1.2 legs of scarab carved free from bezel. milky calcedony buds gold wire massive gold

<> 2.25

Bezel of milky calcedony scarab Roughly engraved the figure of Thoth holding his left hand the uazet-eye, in his right an ankh.

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