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Bronze figure of a dancing man suffering from Pott's disease.
- 2ndC BC-1stC BC
- Height: 8.9 centimetres
16 February 1995
. . Remove modern wires from legs.
Mud and soil in crevices. Copper-alloy dowels in legs.
Mount soaked in water to loosen the dowels. Figure loosened from the mount and dowels carefully removed.Cleaned manually using scalpel.Detail revealed. Brushed with a stiff bristle brush. Area on head given a protective coating of 5% Paraloid B72 (ethyl methacrylate copolymer) in acetone, after cleaning to reveal detail. Whole wiped over with Industrial methylated spirits (ethanol,methanol).Unsightly large number removed with acetone and renumbered with Magic colour.
Greek & Roman Antiquities
- 1975,0314.31 (registered in error)
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Object reference number: GAA8185
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