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  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Description

    Apulian red figured pottery kantharos depicting a female head on either side.

  • Producer name

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 320BC-310BC
  • Production place

  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Ware

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 19.8 centimetres
  • Bibliography

    • RVAp 29/416 bibliographic details
  • Location

    On display: G1/wp58/sh12

  • Conservation

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    Treatment date

    23 May 2002

    Reason for treatment

    Permanent Exhibition

    Treatment proposal

    Consolidate crack. Tidy up old repair, fill hole and paint.


    Dirty surface. Old adhesive and fill on the broken area. Piece broken, and running crack.

    Treatment details

    Cleaned with 50/50 distilled water and Industrial methylated spirits (ethanol,methanol), on Kleenex tissue. Dried with Kleenex tissue. Placed swabs of cotton wool of distilled water over break, covered in foil to slow evaporation and the old adhesive collapsed and was cleaned off. Fragments loose. Large fragment and break edge cleaned with dist. water and once dried the fragments (2) were reattatched with HMG heatproof and waterproof adhesive (cellulose nitrate). The hole was filled with Plaster of Paris and then Modustuck and rubbed down with sandpaper and painted with acrylics.

    About these records 

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • Department

    Greek & Roman Antiquities

  • Registration number


Apulian red figured pottery kantharos depicting a female head on either side.



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