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Solid-cast copper alloy figure of Osiris wearing the horned atef(damaged on the right side); incised collar; tang beneath the feet.
- Found/Acquired: Egypt
- Height: 14.9 centimetres
- Width: 4 centimetres
5 December 1982
Reveal surface and stabilisation.
Corroded. Mud. Tang removed from base. Possible active bronze disease.
Corrosion removed manually with scalpel and pin vice. Mud removed mechanically with vibrotool. Detail revealed.Stabilised in 3% BTA in IMS under vacuum for 48 hours. Lacquered with Incralac applied with brush, one coat only. Rather shiny surface.
Ancient Egypt & Sudan
- BS.597 (Birch Slip Number)
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Object reference number: YCA23847
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