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Carter No.: 393

Handlist description: Games-box (ivory)

Card/Transcription No.: 393-1

(See 585. R) (See Nos. 345 & 593). 1

POSITION: Found broken, on floor in front of doorway of chamber, where it was thrown. Under portion of box No. 376 (see photo 1137, but not visible in photo).

DIMENSIONS: 13.4 x 4.0 x 2.8 (high), cents.

DESCRIPTION: A small game-box, carved out of solid block of ivory, with small drawer at one end for the playing-pieces. The drawer, also cut out of a solid piece of ivory, fastened when closed by the means of a '<>-bolt' shot in small gold staples. Around the three sides (two sides and end) the following incised inscription filled in with blue pigment:

<> side end end side

Card no. 393-1 relating to Carter no. 393
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