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Carter No.: 256u

Handlist description: Gold circlet

Card/Transcription No.: 256u

256, U. A Gold Circlet

POSITION: Abdomen; immediately below the umbilicus Group: V

DIMENSIONS: Diam. (inside), 8.3 cents; width 1.6 cents.

DESCRIPTION: A simple gold circlet, inlaid with turquoise, lapis lazuli glass and carnelian (quartz with red pigment underneath) as follows: -

<> lapis carnelian lapis carnelian turquoise carnelian Repeat

a sign - on the inner surface.

REMARKS: See 256jj for pair. (1)

Card no. 256u relating to Carter no. 256u
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