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  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Description

    Box of gold foil fragments from bottles 1939,1010.122-127.

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • early 7thC
  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Location

    Not on display

  • Conservation

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    Treatment date

    11 November 2005

    Reason for treatment


    Treatment proposal

    Consolidate, repair and re-pack as necesaary.


    The fragments are very dirty and fragile. They were backed with a type of netting and a melinex sheet.

    Treatment details

    All fragments were checked and the ones which needed any stabilisation work were stabiled by using HMG heatproof and waterproof adhesive (cellulose nitrate). The dust was removed by using a puffer. A correx box was made with a plastazote cut out to place the fragments.

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  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • Acquisition notes

    Excavated 1939

  • Department

    Britain, Europe and Prehistory

  • Registration number


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