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Carter No.: 256v

Handlist description: Gold circlet

Card/Transcription No.: 256v

256, V. Gold Circlet

POSITION: Thighs: above right knee. Group: III (i.e. V. and W.).

DIMENSIONS: Diam. (inside) 7.9 cents. W. 1.7 cents.

DESCRIPTION: A simple gold circlet inlaid as follows: -

<> turquoise lapis lazuli turquoise glasses carnelian (quartz with pigment underneath) lapis lazuli glass carnelian (quartz with pigment underneath) turquoise glass lapis lazuli glass lapis lazuli glass

A <>-sign on the plain gold surface of interior.

REMARKS: See pair under No. 256jj.(2.)

Card no. 256v relating to Carter no. 256v
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