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Carter No.: 296a

Handlist description: Figure of Menkaret supporting the King

Card/Transcription No.: 296a-2

296, A.


Wood covered with gesso-gilt, base varnished black Eyes: crystalline limestone (eyeball) and ? obsidian (pupil) Eyelids and eyebrows: glass.

TREATMENT: Cleaned with warm water and ammonia. Waxed.

A. L.

Card no. 296a-2 relating to Carter no. 296a
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