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Conical pottery vessel; base damaged; lip broken.
- Made in: Eridu
- (Asia,Middle East,Iraq,South Iraq,Eridu)
- Excavated/Findspot: Abu Shahrain
- (Asia,Iraq,South Iraq,Abu Shahrain (Eridu))
- Diameter: 2.25 inches
- Height: 3.875 inches
1997 Jul-31 Dec, BM exhibition: "Pottery in the Making", Museum of Mankind.
Fair; base and lip broken.
21 April 1997
Make up rim
missing area at rim. Surface dirt and surface compromised in areas
Surface cleaned with soft brush and scalpel. Missing areas packed with a paste of Microballoons (silica or phenolic resin) in Paraloid B72 (ethyl methacrylate copolymer) with dental wax for support during curing. Pared with scalpel blade and sanded smooth with various grades of abrasive paper. Retouched with acrylic paints
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Object reference number: WCO28067
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