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  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Description

    Figure (planetary deity). Made of stone (schist).

  • Date

    • 13thC
  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Location

    Not on display (North Entrance)

  • Conservation

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    Treatment date

    6 June 1994

    Reason for treatment

    Temporary Exhibition

    Treatment proposal

    Prepare for exhibition.


    Sound, dirty. Overall blackened and abraded in areas.

    Treatment details

    Cleaned with Wishab sponge (vulcanized latex,filler) and abraded areas sealed with 2% Paraloid B72 (ethyl methacrylate copolymer) in Acetone (propan-1-one/dimethyl ketone) / Industrial methylated spirits (ethanol,methanol) and then retouched with Rowney's Cryla colours (acrylic).

    About these records 

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • Acquisition notes

    Purchased by John Bridge at the Stuart sale at Christie's in June, 1830. The collection was given to the British Museum in 1872 by Mrs John Bridge and his nieces, Miss Fanny Bridge and Mrs Edgar Baker, on the death that year of George Bridge, brother of John Bridge.

  • Department


  • Registration number


  • Additional IDs

    • 88 (Bridge Collection number)
Figure (planetary deity). Made of stone (schist).



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