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Carter No.: 256xx

Handlist description: Bracelet

Card/Transcription No.: 256xx

256, XX. Bracelet

POSITION: Left forearm, third from elbow (of group WW, DDD, XX, YY, ZZ, AAA.).

DIMENSIONS: Max. diam. 5.3; Min. diam. 4.4 cents (interior measurement). W. front 3.0; W. back 2.3 cents.

DESCRIPTION: Front three rows of beads mounted on gold wire; beads: carnelian, amethyst, green felspar, a (?)hard stone (<>-shape) and gold; between beads rings of gold. The front hinged on to back and closed by means of gold pins. Back. Inlay and granular gold work. Material of inlay: lapis, carnelian (missing), green glass and lapis blue glass. (For details see photo)

REMARKS: Inlay much disintegrated and lot missing.

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