- Previous 0/2096
Campanian red figured pottery skyphos depicting two youthful male figures, beardless and clad in a mantle, one on each side.
- Made in: Campania
- Height: 11.5 centimetres
- Diameter: 11.25 centimetres
22 May 2002
Reason for treatment
Dismantle piece and restick.
Dirty surface. Old adhesive in join, which sounds unstable. Also misaligned.
Cleaned with 50/50 distilled water and Industrial methylated spirits (ethanol,methanol), using soft brush. Dried with Kleenex tissue. Dismantled in a vacuum of Acetone (propan-1-one/dimethyl ketone) as unclear what the old glue is. Didnt take join apart. Placced swabs of cotton wool of distilled water over break and join collapsed. Cleaned along breaks. Left to dry. Rebonded join with HMG heatproof and waterproof adhesive (cellulose nitrate). Excess removed with Acetone (propan-1-one/dimethyl ketone) swab.
Found in the museum, marked Hn Rm, indicating that it was once exhibited in the Hamilton Room and was probably part of the Hamilton Collection.
Greek & Roman Antiquities
There is no image of this object, or there may be copyright restrictions
If you’ve noticed a mistake or have any further information about this object, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Object reference number: GAA67141
British Museum collection data is also available in the W3C open data standard, RDF, allowing it to join and relate to a growing body of linked data published by organisations around the world.
The Museum makes its collection database available to be used by scholars around the world. Donations will help support curatorial, documentation and digitisation projects.