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Carter No.: 283b

Handlist description: Sopdu on standard

Card/Transcription No.: 283b-1


Max: H. (including pedestal) 65.5; pedestal; 38.5 x 14.9 x 5.8, cms. Covered with a piece of linen tied at throat. The <> Hawk upon standard; made of wood, gesso-gilt, with eyes and facial markings inlaid, the flagellum on back, of bronze covered with gold. The pedestal varnished with black resin and inscribed with yellow paint: <> The hawk wears a collarette with MANKHET at back.

Card no. 283b-1 relating to Carter no. 283b
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