Redware pottery jar with a shallow pointed base, convex sides widening to the shoulder and a straight neck decorated with incised grooves beneath everted rim.
- Excavated/Findspot: Tell Zuwelein
- (Africa,Egypt,Lower Egypt,Nile Delta,Tell Zuwelein)
- Height: 22.3 centimetres
- Diameter: 18.3 centimetres (maximum)
11 March 1985
Desalt. Secure crack with adhesive after.
Large and fine cracks. Suspected soluble salts present.
1. Soaked in tap water, changed daily. Treatment stopped when three successive equal readings occurred. 2. Cracks treated with HMG cellulose nitrate adhesive with acetone in 50:50 mix.
Ancient Egypt & Sudan
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Object reference number: YCA38602
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