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Carter No.: 295a

Handlist description: Figure of the goddess Isis

Card/Transcription No.: 295a


Covered with a piece of muslin-like linen tied at throat. Wreath around neck had fallen from decay. Max. H. (including pedestal) 57.3; pedestal, 20.6 x 12.2 x 6.2 cms Figure of the goddess in mummy form, carved of wood, gesso-gilt, eyes inlaid with calcite and obsidian, wears the Usekh-collar. Pedestal varnished with black resin, is inscribed with yellow paint: <>

Card no. 295a relating to Carter no. 295a
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