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Carter No.: 256rrr

Handlist description: Blue faience udjat eye (of pectoral type)

Card/Transcription No.: 256rrr-1

256, RRR. Blue faience wd3t eye (of pectoral-type)
(See 256, 4.C.).

POSITION: Centre lower abdomen.

DIMENSIONS: L. 8.8 cents; H. 6 cents.

DESCRIPTION: A blue faience eye suspended on string of red gold (granulated), plain gold, and blue faience tubular-shaped beads. These beads terminated half way up the string, leaving the bare threads exposed, having only a large black resin bead between granulated red and yellow cups and beads in the centre at the back of the neck. (See 256,4.C.).

For details see photos and notes attached.

Upon the eye, between brow and eye-lid an inscription (on both sides)

See note attached.

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