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Handlist description: Small amuletic bracelet

Card/Transcription No.: 256www

256, WWW. Small amuletic bracelet
(See 256, UU.)

POSITION: Right arm: enclosed in wrappings. (No photo in situ as it had fallen with the decayed bandages).

DIMENSIONS: diam. (?)5.1 cents.

DESCRIPTION: A rough gold wire circlet, having large green stone bead upon it, and six small wd3t-eyes, of gold, amethyst, carnelian, blue faience and blue glass.

REMARKS: Its exact position is not certain as it fell away with the decayed linen bandages of the right arm - it was probably included in those wrappings.

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