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Carter No.: 269k

Handlist description: Pectoral ornament (or decoration) of lunar orb and crescent

Card/Transcription No.: 269k-4

269, K.


(1) Gold Quality good (2) Silver nil (2a) Electrum for lunar disk (3) Natural stones: Lapis lazuli Green felspar Calcite (same with colour underneath) (4) Glass: White and green. Beads: Resin (black) carnelian, lapis-lazuli, green felspar and gold.

TREATMENT: resin treated with alcohol to consolidate the surface. Cleaned with warm water and ammonia.

A. L.

Card no. 269k-4 relating to Carter no. 269k
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