38: 3. Tress of black hair and plait of yel- inside is lacquered red. Thickness of wall increases
lowish white wool. towards top.
38' 4-5 Two pieces of wool rep, undyed and A fragm. from the upper rim is lacquered red
on the inside and brown on the outside, 7.6 cm.
deep red. high. Traces of red and yellow stripes on the
38: 6. Narrow strip of silk rep, probably outside along the rim. A small flat handle, 1.8 cm.
undyed, discoloured to yellowish wide, in the shape of half a cylinder, 1.7 cm. below
brown, with printed pattern in black China-ink: the rim. Only the ends remain sticking in their
incomplete scrolls, repeated six times. Pl. 23 : 2. holes in the wall. On the inner side of the wall the
ends have been joined together with two small
38 : 7. Fragm. of yellow silk rep with attached wooden needles, i.8 cm. long. This fragm. of an
strip of green silk rep and three small upper rim might belong to another vessel. fragm. of a green strip with the edges turned in.
38: 13 Three fragm. of an oval wooden food-
38 : 8. Large piece of undyed ( ?) yellowish- tray or shallow trough, with four low
brown silk rep with one selvage. • legs, made out of one piece. The legs are round
38: 9. More or less triangular piece of yel- in section, about 2 cm. high. The original size of
lowish-brown silk rep with two seams the tray probably 46X28 cm. For reconstruction
and hem along biased edge. cf. Pl. 27:1.
38: 1o. Small fragm. of a rug, woven in twill angular, with rounded corners and
of grass fibre, probably a single thread slightly rounded ends, which are somewhat higher
of animal's hair. than the long sides. L. 45 cm. Br. 25-26 cm. H.
38:11. Small earthenware cup with ring- in the middle about 5 cm., at the ends about 8 cm.
shaped handle, and opposite to this a Pl' 27:2'
small lip. Flat bottom. Roughly shaped. Light- 38: 15. Wooden comb with high back, origi-
red ware intermixed with grains of sand. Rim nally parabolic, and fine teeth. Cut
damaged. Diam. of bottom 7.5-8 cm. H. 8 cm. off in ancient times. H. 7.9 cm. Br. 5 cm., origi-
Pl. 27 : 5. nally broader. Pl. 25 : 4.
38: 12. Fragm. of cylindrical wooden vessel 38: 16. Main part of a wooden comb with
with traces of lacquer. The round very coarse teeth. The high back ir-
bottom consists of a flat piece, lacquered red on regular, deformed. H. 5.9 cm. Br. 5.2 cm., origithe inside, brown on the outside. Diam. 11.1- nally broader. Pl. 25 : 6.
11.3 cm. The wall consists of a thin pane shaped 38: 17. Wooden peg, semicircular section, the
into a cylinder, the ends overlapping and glued ends tapering and having a step. 17.5
together (now open). The larger part of the wall Xo.8 cm.
is preserved from the bottom to a height of 8 cm., 38:18 Wooden peg like -: 17 but without
though broken in several pieces. On the outside
the ground has been brown, the pattern red, black steps at the ends. 18.2Xo.9 cm.
and yellowish-brown, all in lacquer. The preserved 38: 19. Small thin pointed wooden peg. L. 18.2
parts of the pattern is shown in Fig. 33. The cm.
F. GRAVE ( ?) NEAR HEDIN'S CAMP 80. (NO. 39)
Camp 8o in Qum-darya's delta served as a base for Dr. HEDIN and Mr. CHEN during their common efforts to survey the Lop lake with canoes. During their absence some of the servants collected about one hundred beads of glass, shell, and carnelian. Mr. CHEN, who handed over these finds to me, was of the opinion that they originated from one or more graves which the servants had come across on a mesa in the vicinity of the camp.
The glass beads are all small, mostly white translucent, but a few had originally