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Carter No.: 261o

Handlist description: Pectoral of Osiris

Card/Transcription No.: 261o-2

261, O. (Backed with linen)


(1) Gold Quality poor, much tarnished. (2) Silver (3) Natural stones: Carnelian (possibly imitation, i.e. quartz with red cement) (4) Glass Blue (light and dark) red (much of the dark blue glass badly deteriorated)

TREATMENT: Cleaned with warm water and ammonia.

A. L.

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