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Pottery jar with a flared foot, convex sides widening to the angular shoulder marked with two incised grooves and a tall neck that narrows to the everted rim, decorated with a buff-coloured slip.
- Found/Acquired: Egypt
- Height: 31.5 centimetres
- Diameter: 20.8 centimetres (maximum)
fair - damage to surface
21 November 1988
Desalt. Surface extremely friable, consolidate.
Loose, flaking areas held in place with Japanese tissue strips tacked each end to the surface with 5% Paraloid 50/50 IMS/acetone. Desalination by daily immersions in fresh tap water with readings taken from fresh water and before renewal. Tissue strips released from surface with 50/50 acetone/IMS. Flaking areas consolidated with 5% Paraloid 50/50 IMS/acetone applied with sable brush.
Ancient Egypt & Sudan
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Object reference number: YCA40048
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