Fragment of bronze - possibly heavily corroded bronze wire? appears to be circular in section.
- Excavated/Findspot: Lachish, Double Silo L.15:48 (see notes)
- (Asia,Middle East,Levant,Lachish)
- Length: 2 centimetres (preserved)
- Width: 0.5 centimetres
surface covered with corrosion, some bronze disease; cleaned and treated in Metals conservation August 2000.
16 August 2000
Reason for treatment
Clean to reveal detail. Stabilise, lacquer.
V.corroded, mud bonded into corrosion.
Cleaned manually using scalpel. No good original surface. Stabilised in 3% Benzotriazole in Industrial methylated spirits (ethanol, methanol) under vacuum, rinsed in Industrial methylated spirits (ethanol,methanol). Brushed with 5% Paraloid B72 (ethyl methacrylate copolymer) in acetone. Number painted in white Magic Color.
From the Wellcome-Marston expedition of 1932-1938.
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Object reference number: WCO19250
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