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Carter No.: 256yyy

Handlist description: Horus amulet

Card/Transcription No.: 256yyy

256, yyy. Hr-amulet (Horus)

POSITION: Neck: centre of throat: reaching nearly to junction of clavicles; suspended by gold (beaten) wire round throat. Third amulet of group 4a, zzz, yyy, xxx and 4b.

DIMENSIONS: H. 4.6 cents. Wire suspension (total length) 62 cents.

DESCRIPTION: A gold amulet of <> = <>, inlaid with lapis lazuli; has eyelet for suspension. Details of front engraved on back of gold casing. (See drawing with 256 4a)


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