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Carter No.: 261c

Handlist description: Floral collars

Card/Transcription No.: 261c


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POSITION. Tied round neck (see photo) Two floral collars (wreaths) in a very bad state of preservation. (1) The uppermost is composed of petals & small flowers of the blue lotus ( Nymphaea coerulea) arranged alternately with leaves of (?) & bound on strips of papyrus pith. (2) The lower collar is composed of leaves of (?) of which only the midribs remain (?fleshy part of leaves intentionally removed?) Flowers of the cornflower was also found with these collars. Length of collars about 0.50 cm. ----------------------------------------- Newberry sends the following note: - Flowers from collar of Anubis are Anthemis but does not state from which of the above.

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