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Carter No.: 256hh(3)

Handlist description: Amuletic bracelet with inscribed barrel-shaped red chalcedony (poor quality carnelian) bead

Card/Transcription No.: 256hh-2

256, HH (continued). 2

(3) An inscribed barrel-shaped red chalcedony (or poor quality carnelian) bead, mounted upon gold bracelet. Thus:

<> gold red chalcedony gold gold

<> only bottom line Engraved on the chalcedony.

REMARKS: cf. Lacau, Sarcophages, Pl. LII, 444 coffin 28089 (6); 447. Coffin 28083 (93); 448, 28083 (94); 449, 28087 (67). Where red beads of this kind are named: <>, <>, <>, and <> See Davies, Gardiner, Amenemhet, p. 50, pl. XII.

Card no. 256hh-2 relating to Carter no. 256hh(3)
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