Fragment of linen; two applied purple bands of foliate decoration.
- Found/Acquired: Akhmim
- (Africa,Egypt,Upper Egypt,Akhmim)
- Length: 33 centimetres
- Width: 19 centimetres
Cf. Forrer 1891a, pl. 4.15.
27 October 1998
Reason for treatment
Remove from glass frame. Surface clean, remove folds and creases. Prepare for storage in Melinex sleeve.
Inappropriately housed, glued to acidic cardboard - glazed frame - broken glass, crushed and overcrowded, folded and creased. Surface dust and soiling, including glass splinters.
Removed from frame, surface cleaned and humidified to ease creases. Selected for mounting on padded board. Attached with conservation stitches worked in mono filament silk thread. Placed in an acid free box for long term storage.
Ancient Egypt & Sudan
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Object reference number: YCA70237
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