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Updated: 14 April 2015
Apulian red figured pottery kantharos depicting on both sides of the vase a female head facing towards the left between two columns, ornamented with earings and a necklace, hair radiated over her forehead and partially covered with an embroidered cap, under her chin an ivy leaf; terminating at the upper junctures of the handles with heads in relief; white and yellow accessories.
- Made in: Apulia
- (Europe,Italy,Puglia,Apulia (region - archaic))
- Height: 17.8 centimetres
18 January 2003
Reason for treatment
restick stem on base
Surface dirt, stem unstable
Surface cleaned with cotton wool swabs dampened with 50:50 Industrial methylated spirits (ethanol,methanol):Acetone (propan-1-one/dimethyl ketone). Old join on stem dismantled with acetone. Surfaces cleaned with acetone on swabs. Readhered using Paraloid B72 (ethyl methacrylate copolymer)30% solution in 50:50 IMS:acetone mixed to a paste with Microballoons (silica or phenolic resin) as a bulking agent. Join fine filled with Modostuc (barium sulphate filler) and white line at join retouched with Golden Acrylic paints.
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Object reference number: GAA67062
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