Figure (Tīrthaṁkara head). Made of sandstone.
- Found/Acquired: Mathura
- (Asia,India,Uttar Pradesh,Mathura District,Mathura)
18 November 1993
Surface dirt and some decorators paint on surface. Requires mount, from existing hole.
Dry cleaned using Wishab sponge (vulcanized latex,filler). Removed dirt and sponge residues with a soft brush and vacuum cleaner.Surface further cleaned with distilled water, Acetone (propan-1-one/dimethyl ketone) 1:1 applied with swabs of cotton wool. Existing hole enlarged and stainless steel dowel inserted with Sebralit resin (polyester). Dowel was waxed with Renaissance wax (cosmolloid 80H-microcrystalline wax,BASF hard wax "A"-polyethylene wax,white spirit) to ease removal of dowel should this be necessary. Area around the hole was filled with stone dust and 20% Paraloid B72 (ethyl methacrylate copolymer) in Acetone /Industrial methylated spirits (ethanol,methanol) 1/1.
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Object reference number: RRI5758
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