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Carter No.: 256ww

Handlist description: Gold bracelet

Card/Transcription No.: 256ww

256, WW. Bracelet - gold. 
(See 256, RR.)

POSITION: Left forearm, next to elbow (group WW, DDD, XX, YY, ZZ, AAA).

DIMENSIONS: Max. diam. 5.5; Min. diam. 4.4 cents (interior measurement). Max. W. 4.3 (front plaque); Min. W. 2.1 (back loop).

DESCRIPTION: Bracelet of gold and xelectrum, having inlaid in centre piece a hard pale green stone of (?)quartz nature. The gold is two colours: bright yellow and a dull yellow. The front plaque or ornament is hinged on to loop with pin hinges. Front plaque granulated and wire gold-work Loop of chased gold and xelectrum - device four papyrus flowers and five papyrus buds, with stems bound in three places. xTwo of the stalks of the buds of electrum

(For details see photo.)

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