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Pottery jar with a small foot, a bulbous body(incomplete) with the sides narrowing to a small shoulder, a single handle, a concave neck and a straight rim with a projecting ridge beneath it, one side of the body is indented and decorated with applied and incised features in the form of Bes, decorated with a buff-coloured slip.
- Found/Acquired: Egypt
- Height: 17 centimetres
- Diameter: 11 centimetres (maximum)
24 November 1983
Clean and desalt, restick if necessary.
Very dirty, possible soluble salts. Previous join came apart.
Soaked in daily changes of tap water until conductivity reading levelled out. Rinsed and brushed using sable brush in tap water. Dried in air. Re-adhered using HMG - cellulose nitrate.
Ancient Egypt & Sudan
- Anastasi C771
- BS.5094 (Birch Slip Number)
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Object reference number: YCA37853
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