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Carter No.: 261n

Handlist description: Pectoral of pylon form

Card/Transcription No.: 261n-2

261, N. (linen backed) 3


(1) Gold Quality fair (2) Silver Nil (3) Natural stones: Carnelian (possibly a substitute i.e. quartz and red cement) (4) Glass Blue (light an dark) red, green. (5) Stone, glazed Stone: very hard: greyish coloured, has been glazed Scarab: glaze much deteriorated, has been dark blue, now bluish grey.

TREATMENT: Cleaned with warm water, ammonia and potassium cyanide.

A. L.

Card no. 261n-2 relating to Carter no. 261n
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