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There are 19 objects for which Condition contains → an
11.10.21 Comprised of rejoined fragments, restored where fragments were missing (e.g. in handle zones) and slightly repainted. Blaze is not shiny on the interior and exterior. On the lower part of the body and the foot it is fired brownish. Parts of the clay have been scratched away om the lower part of the body and the exterior of the foot leaving an uneven surface. Small chips on the body. 2008.99.0780.jpg
14.9.12 Paint wearing off from topside. Large chip to surface of underside - perhpas caused by an air bubble. Evidence of charring (?) on underside. No finished edges. 2005.88.0002.jpg
2004.8.3 Single fragment of four sides (kite shaped). The reserved background has an incision (L. 1.6) which cuts into the sixth palmette. Five palmettes are partially faded in colour. On the reverse of the fragment, the black paint has been eroded along the edges of breakage.
2008.7.130 Dirty and badly scratched. Piece of wood stuck through the handle-possibly there when made, but unclear. In at an angle, where fragment is broken the hole is smaller.
2008.9.116 Rather poor; the entire right enclosing side of the box is missing, some of the plastic shelving is missing, and one of the models of an amphora has fallen over.
26.2.88 Fragment an irregular circle shape, bands worn on exterior, grey deposits on interior embedded into chips. 2013.04.0204.jpg
26.7.14 Fragment. The gloss on the rim of the fragment is a little worn and the surface on both sides shows small scratches. On the handle, there are a couple of flakes missing, and a small hole, possibly from an air bubble. The gloss on the inside is much more worn, with big flakes missing, with a couple of substantially longer scratches. There is also a yellow/grey deposit all over the inside of the fragment. 2003.17.0012.jpg
29.5.3 Intact. Some wearing of paint on the body of the swan. Small chip on body where an inclusion in the clay is showing through. 2003.57.0088.jpg
31.6.1 Intact. Crack appearing inside and an area exists where the paint has cracked. Small chips to exterior paintwork. 2003.97.0857.jpg
34.10.24 Complete but not intact. Top of left arm has broken off and been glued back on. Blue of cloak still faintly visible, but a lot of brown deposit is evident all over the figurine. The top of the head is covered with an even darker deposit, that also encases right shoulder and arm. The swan is also entirely covered by it. Inside the back of the figurine is a whitish deposit, and the surface is very rough, with scratches and air bubbles in it. 2004.95.0122.jpg
45.10.14.2 Single fragment from the rim and neck of an amphora. There is white plaster on the rim and side surfaces of the fragment, while a thick layer was applied on the external surface of the neck. The decoration is damaged. 2006.20.0626.jpg
51.4.6 Two fragments, rejoined, from the body and rim of the cup, in the shape of an elongated hexagon. Chipped on the breaks; slightly worn on the interior; slight gray adhesions on the upper left corner of the exterior and the lower part of the interior. 2003.99.0022.jpg
54.8.1 Piece missing from lip and restored with plaster. Some flakes of the surface are missing resulting in exposing the clay and leaving an uneven surface. Hole in bottom of cup. Black faded or fired to light brown in places. Scratches on the underside. 2008.98.0351.jpg
73.9.8 Two fragments. (a)The glaze on the rim and the inside of the fragment shows a few small scratches. On the rim and the outside of the fragment there are a few small areas of milky/white deposit. The black blob reveals an area which may have been the base of a handle. The colour of the clay inside here, is a more pink colour. Like the first fragment, fragment (b) shows evidence of small scratches on the glaze, both inside and out, but seems in fairly good condition, with no evidence of deposit. 2002.97.0185.jpg
78.12.4 Intact and complete, some of the wash has worn in places. There is a large amount of white/grey deposit, including an amount making the filling hole smaller. 2008.01.0050.jpg
E.62.37 Intact and complete. There are sevral small chips around the rim. There appear to be several water marks on the inside of the bowl. THe base and some parts of the body are covered in an encrusted light brown deposit. 2002.98.0085.jpg
E.65.14 Intact but a fragment, the glaze is gone as has much of the colour, there is an obvious crack near the foot of the fragment and it is clear from both ends of the fragment it has been snapped off. 2002.98.0967.jpg
TEMP.2003.6.14 Two joining fragments of the lower part of the body of an amphora. White plaster on both sides (thicker on the interior). There are areas where the colour has been peeled off, as well as some pitting off from the left edge of the fragment. There are also adhesives. 2006.20.0605.jpg
TEMP.2007.2.41 Fragment of a rim, white plaster on exterior and interior, probably from an earlier restoration 2007.10.0031.jpg
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