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A material consisting of linen or papyrus strips covered with wet plaster, used in ancient Egypt especially for molding mummy cases and funeral masks.

[French : carton, cardboard, carton; see carton + -age, -age (from Old French; see -age).]
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In a briefer contribution, Sandra Lippert also speculates on the location, land-use, and identities of the inhabitants of the same village, using groups of documents reconstructed from cartonnages.
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Il reste une trace de ce renversement copernicien, un indice humoristique de ce changement et de ce congediement du modele canonique: "ici les cartonnages Marcel Proust" comme exemple de "correspondant derange" au telephone.