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Carter No.: 272

Handlist description: Wooden box with vaulted lid

Card/Transcription No.: 272-1


POSITION: The fifth box, from west-end of row of five boxes (267-272). N. side of the E. and West axis of chamber. The knobs to south. DIMENS: L. 66.4, W. 45.1, H. (including lid) 53, cms

DESCRIP: A plain wooden box, painted white, lid of vaulted form, stands on four rectangular feet with rails. Broken string and seal was lying on lid. For the seals see photo 272 & 283. Hieratic inscription in black ink on lid (see note by A. H. G.)

Contents: The King's fan, (272, A) and some fruits (see note 272, B. P. E. N.)

Card no. 272-1 relating to Carter no. 272
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