Terracotta head with slanting eyes and protuberant hooked nose.
- Excavated/Findspot: Mexico
- (Americas,North America,Mexico)
- Height: 15.8 centimetres
Pottery. Terracotta head with slanting eyes and protuberant hooked nose.
2 April 1994
Reason for treatment
Surface clean, pigment on ears and nose.
Surface dirt engrained. Pigments on surface. Firing crack running up from base.
Groomstick (modified natural rubber), Rowney's kneadable putty rubber (vulcanized rubber), distilled water on cotton wool swabs, steam cleaner and glass bristle brush were all tried on the surface. It was then decided that this object would not be used in the exhibition and it was returned to the department with no further work carried out.
Africa, Oceania & the Americas
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Object reference number: ESA25342
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