Wooden figure of the Apis Bull; horns and ears lost; rectangular plinth; surface worn and splitting.
- Found/Acquired: Egypt
- Height: 26.5 centimetres (max)
- Length: 37 centimetres (plinth)
- Width: 12 centimetres (plinth)
20 February 1983
Clean. Consolidate where appropriate and secure loose parts.
Dirty. The surface is dry and friable. The legs and tail - the joints are weak and loose.
Cleaned using Groom stick and Synperonic N on swabs. Consolidated with single application of 2.5% Paraloid B72 in Xylene. Reinforced the tail and legs with Mowilith DMC emulsion in water.
Ancient Egypt & Sudan
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Object reference number: YCA54819
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