Part of a marble metope: woman wearing a chiton and cloak dances to the right. She may have held hands with a second woman, now lost, on the left.
- Excavated/Findspot: Temple of Apollo
- (Europe,Greece,Peloponnese,Arcadia,Bassai,Temple of Apollo)
- Height: 59 centimetres
Right foot is a cast of a fragment in Athens, NM 4785. Part of 1815.10-20.36.
29 November 1995
Reason for treatment
Readhere foot (plaster cast), fill gap and colour-match. J
Plaster cast of foot loosened and partially pulled off dowel by member of public. Separated by G&R.
Removed ashesive - Sebralit resin (polyester) from joint surfaces and from dowel and dowel hole with Nitromors acetone soluble (methylene chloride,sodium hydroxide). Nitromors residues removed with Acetone (propan-1-one/dimethyl ketone). Readhered cast with Sebralit. Filled gap with paste of implapable marble in 20% Paraloid B72 (ethyl methacrylate copolymer) in Acetone (propan-1-one/dimethyl ketone)/Industrial methylated spirits (ethanol,methanol) and colour-matched with Cryla colours (acrylic).
Excavated 1811-12 by a group of artists and architects including Cockerell, Haller, Linkh, Foster, Legh and Gropius, together with Baron Otto Magnus von Stackelberg of Estonia and Peter Oluf Brondsted of Copenhagen. Auctioned at Zante and acquired on behalf of the British Government.
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Object reference number: GAA6731
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