Redware pottery jar with a rounded base, straight sides expanding to the small shoulder decorated with two incised grooves, an everted rim, decorated with a red slip.
- Excavated/Findspot: Qaw el-Kebir, Tomb-Group 7344
- (Africa,Egypt,Upper Egypt,Qaw el-Kebir)
- Height: 19.5 centimetres
- Diameter: 11.7 centimetres (maximum)
fair - rim chipped
10 September 2002
Clean surface. Consolidate running cracks, and broken areas of slip. Fill moving crack.
Dirty surface. Running cracks, and surface unstable.
Dry cleaned with a soft sable brush to remove surface dust, and Wishab sponge (vulcanized latex,filler). Consolidated crack with 10% Paraloid B72 (ethyl methacrylate copolymer) in acetone/Industrial methylated spirits (ethanol, methanol) applied with a micropipette. Held join together with masking tape in 2 areas, removed with Acetone (propan-1-one/dimethyl ketone) on a cottonwool swab.Filled along cracks with 40% Paraloid B72 as above, mixed with Microballoons (silica or phenolic resin).
Ancient Egypt & Sudan
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Object reference number: YCA35825
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