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  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Description

    Iron nail; flat head; square section; possibly modern.

  • Culture/period

  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Location

    Not on display

  • Conservation

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    Treatment date

    2 December 2005

    Reason for treatment


    Treatment proposal

    Repair, consolidate and re-pack as necessary.


    Multiple fragments in unsuitable packing.

    One of the nylon threads used to hang the bowl was not secure.

    Treatment details

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

    The nylon line was re-tied and the knots adhered using HMG heatproof and waterproof adhesive (cellulose nitrate) for extra strength.

    About these records 

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition notes

    Excavated 1966-1969

  • Department

    Britain, Europe and Prehistory

  • Registration number


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