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Jan. 31, 1926.

Tutankhaman's chariot is very remarkable. There is a medallion or circular jewel on side a little like a sun-[?]. [see drawing] The reticulations and boundaries of the figure are in gold, the areas filled in with blue, purple, brown and lavender inlays, making an ornament with its central jewel about 3 in. in diameter, wonderfully chaste and delicate - and not looking in the least as if 4000 years old. The yoke of the chariot is bound with gold filagree bands. Harness parts are covered with gold. The urns and [?] are of most clear and beautiful alabaster for holding plant perfumes. These - or some of them were
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