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Carter No.: 256x

Handlist description: Bracelet

Card/Transcription No.: 256x-1

256, X. Bracelet 1

POSITION: Right forearm - nearest elbow (of group x elbows, OO, PP, QQ, RR, SS and SS bis wrist).

DIMENSIONS: Max. diam. 5.45; Min. diam. 4.5 cents. (interior measurements). W. of front plaque 4.75; W. of back loop 1.95 cents.

DESCRIPTION: Gold bracelet; front plaque hinged to back loop by means of hinges and pins thus: <> each side Ornamentation: front plaque gold inlaid: vulture of carnelian; atef-crown (?lapis lazuli blue glass) and shen symbols (?turquoise blue glass) of glass decayed; uzat-eyes lapis blue glass (decayed); uraei lapis blue glass and carnelian; the solar- discs carnelian. Loop: 1 papyrus flower malachite, buds carnelian, field lapis blue glass; 2 band of granulated gold work; 3 plaque of carnelian; 4 plaque of granulated gold work (device uzat-eye); 5 plaque of green felspar; 6 same as four; 7 plaque of malachite; 8 same as four; 9 plaque

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Card no. 256x-1 relating to Carter no. 256x
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