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Carter No.: 256tt

Handlist description: Amuletic knot in gold

Card/Transcription No.: 256tt

256, TT. An Amuletic Knot (in gold)

POSITION: Thorax; left side, parallel with arm. Group VII (i.e., TT, and KKK).


<> Nat.size 16cents.

DESCRIPTION: An amulet of knot form, cut out of burnished sheet gold.

REMARKS: Significance unknown - cf. similar objects generally of wood found among foundation deposits of temples - see those of Hatshepsut especially.

Card no. 256tt relating to Carter no. 256tt
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