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Carter No.: 282a

Handlist description: Figure of Shu

Card/Transcription No.: 282a-1

282, A. WREATH

Composed of leaves of the olive (olea europea) and cornflowers (Centaurea depressa). Only five flowers of the cornflower were found. (Rest had fallen to decay.) H. C. The olive leaves are arranged thus:

<> Knot 0.025 1 = outer surface uppermost 2 = under surface uppermost

The olive leaves are bound over a thin strip of papyrus pith by threads of papyrus pith. Length 21, cms.

Card no. 282a-1 relating to Carter no. 282a
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