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Carter No.: 269b

Handlist description: Mirror case in form of ankh sign

Card/Transcription No.: 269b-3

269, B.


Wood covered outside with gesso and gold foil, and inside with silver foil. Small knobs for fastening are silver, a little thread still tied round them. LID inlaid with: Carnelian Calcite Translucent quartz Faience ?or glass (for scarab) Glass blue (light & dark) TREATMENT: Cleaned with warm water ammonia and potassium cyanide.

A. L.

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