Bronze crab; one claw lost.
- Found/Acquired: Rhodes (?)
- Length: 6.5 centimetres
5 March 2001
Clean, stabilise and repair where necessary
February 2001 Req.No:68330 Soil deposits obscuring detail. Some patches of black-spot. Small patches of possible old bronze disease or tin corrosion were evident in areas all over the body but especially on the head area. CRB
February 2001 Removed the soil and the corrosion with a scalpel to reveal the detail. Wiped the surface with white spirit, applied on cotton wool, to remove dust. Brushed the surface with Benzotriazole (3% in IMS) to treat any possible bronze disease. Allowed to dry before rinsing with IMS to remove any residue. CRB
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