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Carter No.: 282a

Handlist description: Figure of Shu

Card/Transcription No.: 282a-3

282, A


Gesso-gilt on stand varnished black. BEARD: ebony EYES: Crystalline limestone (eyeball) and obsidian (?) (pupil). EYEBROWS: Glass.

TREATMENT: Cleaned with warm water and ammonia.

A. L.

Card no. 282a-3 relating to Carter no. 282a
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