Sample, Salt, Natron

Country
Egypt
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Description
Sample of coarse, semi-circular fragments of semi-transparent organic material, said to be used in embalming as salt (Natron).
Classification
CH classification ARCHAEOLOGY Egyptian
Production place
Measurements
L15mm x W100mm x D100mm
Glass petrie dish containing samples of salt 1mm to 30mm in length
Measurements and weight include dish
Media/Materials description
Salt (Natron - colourless to white, greyish, yellow colourless in transmitted light).
Registration number
E40061

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