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Carter No.: 261q

Handlist description: Fragment of broken clay seal

Card/Transcription No.: 261q-2

261 Q Small Seal.

Material of which composed.

This has been examined both chemically and microscopically and consists of ordinary Nile mud.

Upon making experiments I found that mixture of a small proportion of oil (castor) was necessary to get good impressions such as these examples.

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