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  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Description

    Box of metal fragments from mounts of one of bottles 1939,1010.122-127.

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • early 7thC
  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Location

    Not on display

  • Conservation

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    Treatment date

    2 November 2005

    Reason for treatment


    Treatment proposal

    Clean, consolidate, repair and re-pack as necessary.


    Multiple fragments very friable and fragile in unsuitable packing.

    The metal rimmed labels have corroded together with fragments of the object.

    Treatment details

    The object fragments were removed from the corroded metal rimmed labels using a scalpel under the microscope.

    Packed object in plastazote lined with Jiffy Foam within a crystal box. The box was labelled with the registration number on the lid and on a tyvek label inserted under the packing.

    About these records 

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • Acquisition notes

    Excavated 1939

  • Department

    Britain, Europe and Prehistory

  • Registration number


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