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Carter No.: 267

Handlist description: Casket of ivory and ebony

Card/Transcription No.: 267-1


(See 268.)

POSITION: The first of a row of five boxes placed to the North of the E. and W. axis of the chamber - parallel with the shrine of Anubis - reaching from the N. jamb of doorway to the N. W. corner of the canopic chest.

Fragments of linen (gossamer thickness) lying upon lid and a fragment of linen hanging out of the box under partly open lid.

Front (end with knobs) facing south - to which originally were fastened cord and clay seal. Seal (broken) shows device "prisoner between cheetah and crocodile" (see 283, 272) - found lying on the floor.

Many of the pieces of veneer had fallen.

DIMENSIONS: L. 45.4; W. 29.8; Max. H. 28.8; cms.

Card no. 267-1 relating to Carter no. 267
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