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Grey "Ballas-ware" pottery jar with a pointed base, convex sides and an everted rim; incised grooves around the concave neck.
- Excavated/Findspot: Esna
- (Africa,Egypt,Upper Egypt,Esna)
- Height: 30 centimetres
- Diameter: 13.5 centimetres
18 December 2003
Reason for treatment
Dirty surface with flaking surface and running crack frm rim..
Dust removed with a vacuum cleaner. Dry cleaned with a Wishab sponge / soft sable brush to remove surface dust. Vacuumed a second time. Consolidated with 10% Paraloid B72 (ethyl methacrylate copolymer) in acetone/Industrial methylated spirits (ethanol,methanol) applied with a micropipette. Old restoration checked.
Ancient Egypt & Sudan
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Object reference number: YCA49409
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