Earthenware (pottery) storage-vessel fragments (3 joined); red, grey ware; painted with a male figure holding a sword and shield, a figure of a lion(?) and floral motifs in white and brown on red; wheel-made.
- Excavated/Findspot: Wadi Sarga, monastery
- (Africa,Egypt,Middle Egypt,Asyut,Wadi Sarga)
- Width: 26.4 centimetres
- Length: 28 centimetres
Part of 1919,0505.249
30 June 2003
Reason for treatment
Clean surface.3 fragments are already joined and one loose - clean break edges. rebond and make white fills, if nec..
Dirty surface.3 fragments previously bonded still together. Another fragment broken and old adhesive along break edges.
Dust removed with a vacuum cleaner.Dismantled using acetone applied to cotton wool swabs laid along joins, in foil.Scalpel and brush used to clean.Reconstructed using *HMG* . Joins supported in a sand tray during curing.
Excavated 1913-1914 by Reginald Campbell Thompson on behalf of the Byzantine Research Fund.
Ancient Egypt & Sudan
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Object reference number: YCA32433
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