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Carter No.: 267d

Handlist description: Lunar and solar breast ornament

Card/Transcription No.: 267d-2



(1) Gold Quality fair, much tarnished. (2) Silver For lunar disc. This was covered with a thick black deposit of sulphide of silver. (3) Natural stones Chalcedony (semi translucent yellow). Carnelian Lapis lazuli Calcite Obsidian? (for pupil of eye) Turquoise (4) Glass Red, blue, green, black and white.

TREATMENT: Cleaned with warm water, and potassium cyanide.

Note: In two cases a blue bead was attached by thread to top of small pendant thus, <>

A. L.

Card no. 267d-2 relating to Carter no. 267d
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