- 6thC BC (circa)
- Made in: Picenum
- Excavated/Findspot: Cannae, battlefield
- (Europe,Italy,Puglia,Bari (province),Cannae)
- Height: 10.16 centimetres
- Length: 22.86 centimetres
8 February 1996
Reason for treatment
Clean and repair.
Ingrained surface dirt. Patchy corrosion. One large break, plus smaller cracks, and a hole.
Cleaned manually using scalpel. Cleaned using IMS (industrial methylated spirits) applied on cotton wool swabs. Mechanically cleaned with air-abrasive using sodium bicarbonate powder. Repaired using HMG heatproof and waterproof adhesive (cellulose nitrate) with silk crepeline reinforcement. Small gaps filed using Microballoons (silica or phenolic resin) in HMG heatproof and waterproof adhesive (cellulose nitrate). Filled area tinted using powder pigments in Button polish (shellac,IMS). Consolidated using 5% Paraloid B72 (ethyl methacrylate copolymer) 50/50 in acetone/Industrial methylated spirits (ethanol,methanol) applied using brush.
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Object reference number: GAA13761
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