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Carter No.: 283c

Handlist description: Gemehsu standard

Card/Transcription No.: 283c-2

283, C.


Wood covered with gesso-gilt; On wooden stand varnished black. Flail on back, copper or bronze gilt. EYES: obsidian (?) EYELIDS: copper or bronze. The eyes are surrounded by dark blue glass with red glass insertions. BEAK: silver TREATMENT: Cleaned with ammonia and warm water, and beak with potassium cyanide.

Card no. 283c-2 relating to Carter no. 283c
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