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  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Description

    Bird figure made of gold.

  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Location

    Not on display

  • Exhibition history


    1996, London, Museum of Mankind (Room 1), 'Gilded Image'

  • Conservation

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    Treatment date

    1 April 1996

    Reason for treatment

    Temporary Exhibition

    Treatment proposal

    Clean Req 61887


    Dirty, dull. Some reddish tarnish. Mud in crevices.

    Treatment details

    Req 61887 April 1996 Cleaned with cotton wool swabs of Detarol (n-hydroxylethyl ethylenediaminetriacetic acid,trisodium salt), 10% in distilled water. Washed in running tap water. Dried paper tissues.

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  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • Department

    Africa, Oceania & the Americas

  • Registration number


  • Additional IDs

    • Am1898C3.314 (old CDMS no.)


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