Pottery mastos (drinking-cup in the shape of a breast) decorated with seven equal concentric mouldings, painted alternately white, red and black, and separated each from the other by narrow unpainted mouldings.
- 460BC-450BC (circa)
- Made in: Attica
- Excavated/Findspot: Athens
- Height: 8.25 centimetres
- Diameter: 8.85 centimetres
2006 8 Jun-4 Sep, Los Angeles, The Getty Villa, The Colors of Clay
About two-thirds is restored.
24 March 2006
Vessel has previously been repaired with about 50% plaster restoration. Slight instabliity between original object and gap fill.
Cracks consolidated using 5.%- 10% Paraloid B72 (ethyl methacrylate copolymer) in 50/50 acetone and Industrial methylated spirits (ethanol,methanol) applied with a micro pipette, some improvement .
Greek & Roman Antiquities
Pottery mastos (drinking-cup in the shape of a breast) decorated with equal concentric mouldings, painted alternately white, red and black, and separated each from the other by narrow unpainted mouldings. L - R 3, 4 & 2.
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Object reference number: GAA6659
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