Lapis lazuli djed-amulet.
- Found/Acquired: Egypt
- Length: 1.82 centimetres
- Width: 0.75 centimetres
- Thickness: 0.2 centimetres
30 August 2012
Remove from fabric mount. Remove adhesive residues. Apply big number if neccessary.
Amulet was pinned to a fabric mount and old adhesive residues were located on the reverse. The surface was also quite grubby.
The amulet was removed from the mount by prising back the pins using a scalpel under magnification. The surface was cleaned with swabs of 70:30 IMS to distilled water swabs and this also softened the adhesive on the reverse. This was then mechanically removed under magnification using a scalpel.
Ancient Egypt & Sudan
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Object reference number: YCA48263
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