forgery / ostracon
Fake (?) pottery ostracon.
- Found/Acquired: Egypt
- Height: 10.5 centimetres
- Width: 10.5 centimetres
Inscription Positionone side
Inscription CommentPainted. Scrawls
30 January 2006
consolidate, fill, assemble
Object fragile/ flaky/ crumbling, detached fragments.
Consolidated object as necessary using a variety of concentrations of Paraloid B72 (ethyl methacrylate copolymer) in Acetone (propan-1-one/dimethyl ketone), applied by pipette or micropipette. Reattached detached fragments using HMG Paraloid B72 (methyl ethyl methacrlylate). Filled gaps with paste made from PB72, glassmicrospheres and acetone.
Ancient Egypt & Sudan
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Object reference number: YCA17118
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