Pottery bowl, red ware, footed, one lug handle, corrugated decoration on exterior walls, base mark of twin lines of incised chevrons.
- Found/Acquired: Aksum
- (Africa,Ethiopia,Tigray,Aksum (town))
- Height: 7.77 centimetres
- Diameter: 21.5 centimetres (max)
fair (previously restored and incomplete)
10 October 1991
Remove sellotape. 71773 - stick and fill. 71772 - fill and stick. 71774 - remove tape. 71775 - remove tape.
Old adhesive disfiguring old breaks. Missing areas unsightly - may be damaged in the future.
Dismantled using acetone on cotton wool swabs. Cleaned using acetone on cotton wool swabs. Adhered using HMG cellulose nitrate. Broken edges sealed using B72 in acetone then a layer of fine surface polyfiller. Main areas filled with Super Fine casting plaster.
Ancient Egypt & Sudan
There is no image of this object, or there may be copyright restrictions
If you’ve noticed a mistake or have any further information about this object, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Object reference number: YCA34049
British Museum collection data is also available in the W3C open data standard, RDF, allowing it to join and relate to a growing body of linked data published by organisations around the world.
The Museum makes its collection database available to be used by scholars around the world. Donations will help support curatorial, documentation and digitisation projects.