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Carter No.: 256ggg

Handlist description: Wadj amulet

Card/Transcription No.: 256ggg

256, GGG. W3d-amulet

POSITION: Neck; over breast-bone just below clavicles; wire round neck; third amulet from right of second group. (i.e., FFF, KK, GGG and HHH).

DIMENSIONS: L. 6.3 cents. L. of wire 56 cents (total length).

DESCRIPTION: w3d-amulet of gold and green felspar - the green felspar being let into a gold cloisonné case which forms the amulet. Was attached to the neck by means of gold (beaten) wire where it formed the third (from right) amulet of the second group of amulets within wrappings of neck. Has an eyelet at top for attachment

<> Nat. size eyelet green felspar gold green felspar gold

REMARKS: This group of amulets reached down to below the clavicle.

Card no. 256ggg relating to Carter no. 256ggg
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