Bronze artefact: oval shape coming to a point at each end, flattened on one side, roughly D shape section.
- Excavated/Findspot: Lachish, Roadway burnt stones
- (Asia,Middle East,Levant,Lachish)
- Length: 2.8 centimetres
- Width: 1 centimetres (maximum)
covered with incrustation; cleaned in Metals conservation August 2000.
16 August 2000
Reason for treatment
Clean to find purpose if poss. BTA and lacquer.
Massive, fissured corrosion. Post corrosion break shows only speckling of remaining metal. Surface very poor
Cleaned manually using scalpel. No good original surface to clean down to.
From the Wellcome-Marston expedition of 1932-1938.
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Object reference number: WCO19577
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