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Carter No.: 256iii

Handlist description: Double-leaf amulet

Card/Transcription No.: 256iii-1

256, iii
Double-leaf amulet

POSITION: Neck; right side attached by linen thread; third group (i.e. iii, iii bis and jjj).

DIMENSIONS: L. 13.7, Max. W. 4.0 cents.

DESCRIPTION: Double-leaf amulet, of heavy sheet gold, with mid-rib embossed. Has two eyelet fastenings; was threaded upon linen thread with amulets iii bis, jjj, forming a (third) group of amulets attached to the neck of the King within the wrappings (see diagram).


Card no. 256iii-1 relating to Carter no. 256iii
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