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Carter No.: 256yy

Handlist description: Bracelet

Card/Transcription No.: 256yy-1

256, YY. Bracelet 1
(See 256, QQ)

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

DIMENSIONS: L. 17.6; W. 4.7 cents.

DESCRIPTION: Three lapis lazuli scarab (inlaid heavy gold casings), walking upon upper and lower six-thread bead border, of blue glass and gold beads. Between scarabs: three devices of inlaid gold:

<> gold green felspar gold carnelian gold carnelian lapis lapis carnelian green felspar green felspar (Nat. size)

The clasp of the bracelet: broad flat bar having inlaid upon it a marguerite and locust:

<> (Nat. size) legs of gold green felspar gold lapis gold malachite sliding bar of gold yellow glass lapis, carnelian and green felspar alternate lapis lazuli

(See photos)

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