- Previous 0/8478
- Found/Acquired: Egypt
- Height: 7 centimetres
- Width: 9.5 centimetres
Inscription Positionone side
Inscription CommentPainted. 7 lines
poor (destroyed by salt)
24 April 2002
Examine surface. Remove salts and relay fragments, consolidate and desalinate if necessary.
Spoiling and lamenating extensively, salts covering the entire surface. Script completely hidden, obscured.
Soluble salts removed with soft sable brush. The harder core of the salt pillars removed wih a scalpel. Consolidated lifting fragments 5% and 10% Paraloid B72 (ethyl methacrylate copolymer) in acetone applied with a micropipette. Consolidated lifting and lamenating areas with very thin sheet of Paraloid B72 (ethyl methacrylate copolymer) inserted into gap. Acetone applied to soften resin and slight pressure applied to obtain adhesion. Object completely immersed in tap water. Wash water changed on a daily basis when possible. Conductivity readings taken of both the tap water and the wash water. DATE WASH X10-4 TAP WATER measured in siemens 10-5/10-4 060302 5.1x10-4 070302 35.1x10-4 5.2x10-4 200302 48.4x10-4 5.4x10-4 210302 7.1x10-4 5,4x10-4 270302 7.3x10=4
Ancient Egypt & Sudan
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Object reference number: YCA8443
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