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Carter No.: 256sss

Handlist description: String of cylindrical and disk beads

Card/Transcription No.: 256sss-1

256, SSS. A String of Cylindrical and Disc Beads

POSITION: Upon long string hung round the neck and reaching down to the lower part of the thorax.

For details see diagram and photos attached.

The greater portion of this worm-like string of beads has been left in situ (under wax) upon the King's mummy.

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