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Carter No.: 283c

Handlist description: Gemehsu standard

Card/Transcription No.: 283c-1


Max. H. (including pedestal) 59, pedestal, 39.3 x 15 x 5.8, cms Covered with a strip of linen tied under throat of bird. Pedestal varnished with black resin and inscribed with yellow paint: <> Standard and hawk of wood gesso-gilt; eyes and facial markings obsidian & glass; beak of silver; flagellum on back, of bronze covered with gold. Around throat a collarette suspended by cords ending on back with a MANKHET. (For materials see note by A. L.)

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