Wooden sculpture of a hawk-headed fish upon a plinth; there is a recess in the top of the head for the attachment of a headdress(now lost); traces of gilt remain.
- Excavated/Findspot: Abusir
- (Africa,Egypt,Lower Egypt,Abusir (Memphis))
- Length: 12.21 centimetres
- Width: 3.68 centimetres
- Height: 4.74 centimetres (maximum)
incomplete - headdress missing; surface worn
1 July 1981
Reason for treatment
Clean and consolidate paint.
Loose dirt removed with a soft brush. Ingrained dirt removed with Synperonic on cotton wool swabs in distilled water. Consolidated with 2 applications of 2.5% Paraloid B72 in xylene. Sprayed.
Ancient Egypt & Sudan
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Object reference number: YCA46561
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