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moulds

Roughly oval, reddish-brown, but mainly blackened, fired clay mould; flattened edges. Design impressed into flattened upper surface, in roughly central position. Slightly concave recessed design is in the form of a wedjat-eye. A shallow groove extends from the bottom left corner of the recess towards the edge of the mould; it is probably the impression left by a cord (probably 2-spun S-plied flax cord) used to remove the 'master'. Probably for the manufacture of faience ring bezel(s).