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Carter No.: 261f(5)

Handlist description: Small wooden figure of shawabti form, wrapped in linen

Card/Transcription No.: 261f-3

261 F. (5)


This consists essentially of carbonate of lime with a small proportion of some adhesive, possibly glue, but the amount of material available for analysis is too small to permit of a definite determination. The material is coloured on the surface to match the colour of the wood.

A. L.

Card no. 261f-3 relating to Carter no. 261f(5)
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