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Carter No.: 297a

Handlist description: Figure of the god Kheperyu

Card/Transcription No.: 297a-1


Covered with a piece of linen tied at throat. Small wreath around neck and shoulders (see note P. E. N.) Max. H. (including pedestal) 57.5, pedestal 20.1 x 12.2 x 6 cms. Figure of the god in mummy form, carved of wood, gesso-gilt, eyes of calcite and obsidian, beard of ebony, wears the Usekh-collar. Pedestal varnished black with resin, is inscribed with yellow paint: <> sic

Card no. 297a-1 relating to Carter no. 297a
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