Part of the art of a figure, probably of a deity, gessoed and painted, with linen and bitumen covering, hand outstretched with palm facing upwards, with tenon at top.
- Excavated/Findspot: Biban el-Muluk (?)
- (Africa,Egypt,Upper Egypt,Biban el-Muluk (Valley of the Kings - Thebes))
- Length: 38.2 centimetres
fair (incomplete and cracked)
11 January 1988
Reason for treatment
Clean. Fix paint, relay lifting flakes.
Surface dust. Paint flaking from surface.
Dust removed from surface with cotton wool swabs moistened with Synperonic N - a non ionic detergent, in distilled water. Paint and flakes consolidated with a solution of Mowilith DMC2 in distilled water (PVA emulsion) using a fine artists brush.
Ancient Egypt & Sudan
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Object reference number: YCA44
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