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Carter No.: 266b

Handlist description: Alabaster (calcite) canopic box on sledge covered with linen sheet

Card/Transcription No.: 266b-02

266, B.

Sheet covering the alabaster canopic box. Dimensions about 150 cms. wide, and 450 cms long. Much creased and crumpled. Shew finger-marks and stains from some liquid, also splashes of bees-wax. Was deteriorated to a dark-brown colour, and far too decayed to allow of preservation.

Card no. 266b-02 relating to Carter no. 266b
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