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Carter No.: 266

Handlist description: Wooden canopy on sledge with statues of Isis, Nephthys, Neith and Selket

Card/Transcription No.: 266-13

266. Parapet of solar-uraei

Rows of fourteen on the N. and S. sides, and thirteen on the E. and W. sides. They are carved of wood, overlaid with gesso and gilt with a thin gold-foil, and are inlaid with lapis-blue, haematite-red and turquoise blue glass; their heads of dark-blue glazed pottery with eye-sockets and eyes inlaid with copper and glass. They are fixed to mitred rails, and each length backed with a broad strip of linen. --------------------------------------------------------------

<> 30 22 3 4 Mortice holes at intervals for tenons upon top of cornice

Card no. 266-13 relating to Carter no. 266
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