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Carter No.: 298a

Handlist description: Figure of Horus of Letopolis

Card/Transcription No.: 298a-2

298, A.


Wood covered with gesso-gilt: base varnished black Eyes: obsidian (?) Eyelids: Copper or bronze. Eyebrows and surrounding eyes: dark blue and red glass. Beak: Copper or bronze.

TREATMENT: Cleaned with warm water and ammonia.

A. L.

Card no. 298a-2 relating to Carter no. 298a
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