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  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Description

    Lucanian red figured pottery kantharos depicting on either side a youth standing before a sepulchral chest, inscribed.

  • Producer name

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 400BC-390BC
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Ware

  • Technique

  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

  • Bibliography

    • LCS 1/341 bibliographic details
  • Location

    On display: G1/wp58/sh11

  • Conservation

    See treatments 

    Treatment date

    28 February 2002

    Reason for treatment

    Permanent Exhibition

    Treatment proposal

    consolidate old joins. Tidy up old fills, refill and paint where neccessary. (leave restored handleunpainted and foot)


    The object has been extensively restored in the past with at least four different types of fill which make up approximately half of the cup area , one handle, and the stem and foot. the fills have been stripped of paint and look unsightly. the whole object is covered in museum dirt.

    Treatment details

    the object was cleaned with Wishab sponge (vulcanized latex,filler) to remove museum dirt. Modostuc Barium Sulphate filler was applied to the surface of the fills to level uneveness of the surface. The surface was then sanded smooth with various grades of abrasive paper. The surface of the fill was painted with Liquitex acrylic artist colour (composition unknown) and Liquitex acrylic gloss medium and varnish.

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  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • Department

    Greek & Roman Antiquities

  • Registration number


Lucanian red figured pottery kantharos depicting on either side a youth standing before a sepulchral chest, inscribed.



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