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Carter, Howard (1874 – 1939)

Carter’s own briefcase!

An extraordinary leather briefcase once owned by Carter. It is embossed with his initials to the top, so as to be read in both directions. The inside features alphabetical sleeves. The briefcase has cleanly come apart, though could likely be effectively stored. The leather is rather warn. Still, a rather compelling object, likely to have accompanied the Egyptologist on some interesting journeys…