Redware pottery necked jar; squat body; chipped surface.
- Height: 12.5 centimetres
- Diameter: 11.8 centimetres
fair - surface chipped
7 February 1997
Desalinate, consolidate crack, stick detached fragment.
Visible salts, surface laminated.
Object weighed when dry-265.8gr. Object completely immersed in tap water. Wash water changed on a daily basis. Conductivity readings taken of both the tap water and the wash water. DATE WASH WATER TAP WATER measured in siemens 10-4 220197 5.5 230197 26.1 6.7 240197 8.2 5.5 250197 7.2 5.5 260297 7.1 5.4 270197 7.1 5.3 280197 7.3 5.4 290197 7.4 Obect weighed until same weight as before Cracks consolidated using 10% HMG heatproof and waterproof adhesive (cellulose nitrate) in acetone applied with a micropipette. Excess consolidant removed with acetone applied on a cotton wool swab on a satay stick. Fragment attached using HMG heatproof and waterproof adhesive (cellulose nitrate) . Joins supported with masking tape during curing. Carolina Nunes De Silva-student from West Dean
Ancient Egypt & Sudan
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Object reference number: YCA71115
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