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Carter No.: 290a

Handlist description: Figure of the god Atum

Card/Transcription No.: 290a-2

290, A.


Wood covered with gesso-gilt: base varnished black. Eyes: crystalline limestone (eyeball) and obsidian (?) (pupil) Eyelids Copper or bronze Eyebrows: Glass (black)

TREATMENT: Cleaned with warm water and ammonia.

A. L.

Card no. 290a-2 relating to Carter no. 290a
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