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Carter No.: 271g

Handlist description: Ivory object (? burnisher for papyrus)

Card/Transcription No.: 271g-2

271, G.


Ivory with thin gold foil at one end. Underneath gold foil is a strip of linen coated with some adhesive probably glue.

Colours: Red and blue (now darkened).

TREATMENT: Cleaned ivory with alcohol and gold with ammonia and water.

A. L.

Card no. 271g-2 relating to Carter no. 271g
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