Cleaning bottles with original content

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I bought some bottles out of a 100+ year house. They were down in the basement in a old box.
Brought them home and took a better look at them and there is what seems to be some of the original content left inside a few of them, mostly an orange-y reddish, very sticky, residue, and they had this smell to them..

Now, I do live in Ga and there is some dirt/clay on and in these bottles. I found a jug in the crawl space of the house so Im not sure if the estate people pulled them all out of there and put them all in a box or if they were stored this way.

Anyways, water and dish soap didnt touch the stuff. Not even after 24 hours of soaking. They are now sitting in a lye bath and have been for 24 hours but I need to get more rubber gloves before I pull them out.

I just peeked in on them and looks as though the stickiness is still sticking. Most of these are taller jars that have small bead finished mouths that a tooth brush wont fit down in. What can I use to really clean out the insides?
 

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