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Carter No.: 269

Handlist description: Casket of cartouche form

Card/Transcription No.: 269-3

269. (continued) III

REMARKS: Portions of the original strings with tassels, that were used for closing the box, were found on the ground beside the box.

CONTENTS: see slips 269, A. to 269, O.

Analysis: The blue pigment of the inscriptions is artificial frit.

Card no. 269-3 relating to Carter no. 269
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