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Pottery sherds; cream slip; red and black decoration.
- Excavated/Findspot: Armant
- (Africa,Egypt,Upper Egypt,Armant)
14 February 2004
Reason for treatment
Many restored fragments, to be cleaned and reconstructed. Possible support fills.
Dirty and broken, areas missing.
Dust removed with a vacuum cleaner. Reconstructed as far as possible *HMG* . Joins supported with masking tape during curing.Missing areas filled with *SUPCAST* mixed with water. A seperating layer of aluminium foil applied to break edges. Dental wax used as a support mould, held in position using masking tape. Gapfill removed from object when hard, smoothed using a scalpel blade and various grades of abrasive paper. Fill bonded into position with *HMG*. Surface painted with Paraloid B72 (ethyl methacrylate copolymer).
Ancient Egypt & Sudan
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Object reference number: YCA71093
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