Brush made from palm leaf. The brush element is held together with a binding (also of palm leaf) around the end of the brush to create a handle, and lower down to create three separate bunches.
- Excavated/Findspot: Qasr Ibrim, House X19 Room 1 Crypt 1 fill
- (Africa,Egypt,Qasr Ibrim (Nubia))
- Length: 26 centimetres
- Width: 7.5 centimetres
On display: G65/16
12 February 1991
Reason for treatment
Clean. Repair binding. Fix loose brush fronds.
Dirty. Binding loose. Some loose brush fronds.
Cleaned by vacuuming whilst gently brushing with a soft brush. Loose sections secured using Sodium alginate + arrowroot starch paste in distilled water applied with a fine sable brush.
Ancient Egypt & Sudan
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Object reference number: YCA33327
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