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  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Description

    Pottery sherds; cream slip; red and black decoration.

  • Culture/period

  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Location

    Not on display

  • Condition


  • Conservation

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    Treatment date

    14 February 2004

    Reason for treatment


    Treatment proposal

    Many restored fragments, to be cleaned and reconstructed. Possible support fills.


    Dirty and broken, areas missing.

    Treatment details

    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).

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  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • Department

    Ancient Egypt & Sudan

  • BM/Big number


  • Registration number


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