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Carter No.: 291a

Handlist description: Figure of the god Ptah

Card/Transcription No.: 291a-2

291, A. 


Wood covered with gesso-gilt; base varnished black Skull cap: Faience (dark blue glaze) Eyes: Crystalline limestone (eyeball) and (?) obsidian (pupil) Eyelids and Eyebrows: dark blue glass. Beard: Bronze or copper Staff: Bronze or copper inlaid with gold.

TREATMENT: Cleaned with warm water and ammonia.

A. L.

Card no. 291a-2 relating to Carter no. 291a
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