Ure Museum Database

There are 93 objects for which Condition contains → back
11.10.13 Fragment. The leaves on the inside and outside of the rim are slighlty worn, with a small chip and crack evident on the outside. The front surface is smooth, the back feels rougher, and has areas of white/yellow deposit. 2002.97.0363.jpg
13.10.34 Features worn, back of head missing 2007.12.0012.jpg
13.10.7 Complete and intact. Chip on the lip. Deposits on the body and deposits completely filling one handle hole. Small area of pattern chipped off back of body. 2010.99.0086.jpg
14.9.114 Joins with Reading 14.9.115; surface feels a little rough, back of figurine uneven and has a jagged hole in it. White barely preserved. All over top of base is dark brown deposit (soil?). More of this dark deposit where the top half has broken off. 2002.97.0408.jpg
14.9.115 Fragment. The surface feels very smooth, but the back is slightly uneven. There is a long crack running down one shoulder and at the edge of the hairline. Little areas of greyish deposit running through contours of body. Once thought to join Reading 14.9.114. 2002.97.0411.jpg
2008.7.113 Complete except for two small pieces, one from the base and the other from the body. Several pieces glued back together. "MN6 648" written on the bottom of the base.
2008.9.10 Cast seems to be complete, but original object was most likely broken, as the back half of the ship and half of one of the harpies is missing. Metal hook attached to top of cast for hanging. 2005.02.0198.jpg
2008.9.18 Fragment in 2 halves, glued back together with join vertically down centre. Decoration is very faded.
22.3.42 Intact and complete. Glaze worn and lost in places, particulaly around the back of the body and the handle. Grey deposit on the interior and the left hand side of the body and nozzle. 2004.95.0093.jpg
22.9.1 Intact. Indentation at top has yellowish deposit in it, rim uneven. Front reveals scratches and small chips at ends of arms. Back has small patches of white deposit, across shoulders, neck and near base. Base is smooth but covered in white deposit. 2004.08.0002.jpg
22.9.5 Currently in 9 fragments. Main body of cup has had one fragment glued back into place. Does not appear that all pieces of cup are present. Needs to be reconstructed. Base has large chip. Bad condition however, black glaze seems to be in a good condition. 2003.29.0010.jpg
22.9.6 Consists of 7 fragments and 6 more fragents yet to be reconstructed. A small fragment seems to have been missing when most of the cup was put back together, therefore somebody has used plaster to refill the small piece. One of the side handles broken off and most of the side of the cup is incomplete. Bad condition. Black glaze worn. Small soil deposits situated around cup. 2003.29.0007.jpg
22.9.8 Intact. In good condition, surface shows little sign of wear except tiny cracks in gloss, and a scratch on the horses back, near hind. Small areas of white deposit on back right horses leg/tail, neck and front right leg and top of riders head. 2007.02.0012.jpg
23.11.31IIII The tip of the back spike is chipped, but otherwise the figure appears complete. 2005.06.0062.jpg
23.11.31ZZ The tip of the back protrusion has broken off, as have the ends of both arms and the feet. There is a small crack below the lower arm. 2005.06.0161.jpg
25.8.5 Complete but made up of seven seperate pices stuck back together. The handle has several chips, on the middle and lower tiers. The tip of the highest tier has also been chipped, and all over the handle, the gloss shows evidence of wear, with tiny cracks and scratches. The top of the lid shows a few small flakes and chips, mainly on the decoration, and eratically over the surface, there is brown/grey deposit. The inside of the lid is reserved but still shows patches of dirt and a small amount of grey/white deposit around the rim. 2002.97.0271.jpg
25.8.6 Incomplete, neck and mouth glued back on, most of foot still missing. Decoration glaze has become very worn. The rim of the mouth is chipped, and there is a large hole in one side of the shoulder. Most of the decoration on the body is missing, the band below it, very faded. Foot barely remains. 2003.11.0003.jpg
25.9.4 Black paint has worn on base and mouth. Main design remains clear. Colour varies on back from pink to cream. 2003.12.0074.jpg
26.12.29 Complete. Body in two rejoined pieces. Knob on the lid is chipped on both sides and has been broken at the base of the knob and stuck back together. Several chips in the rim of the lid and some scratches. The body also has scratches and chips all over the surface, as well as two large chips in the rim of the base. 2003.35.0094.jpg
26.4.2 Complete but stuck back together from eight(?) seperate pieces. The glaze both inside and out is very worn, and the rim shows chipping and flaking. The inside of the pot is not completely smooth and there is a grey/white deposit, especially around the inner rim. Both of the handles have a lot of the same grey/white deposit on them, as well as big worn patches on the glaze. There is more deposit on the outside, especially around the foot. The surface outside is also in fairly bad condition, the surface revealing lots of small scratches and chips. The top of the foot has two significant chips in it but other than that it is in good condition, showing only small cracks running through the glaze in the well on the underneath of the foot. 2002.97.0264.jpg
26.7.10 Incomplete. Apart from the head missing, there is little damage. There are small holes and scratches on the surface, front and back. The white slip has almost completely worn away, evident now only in small areas. 2004.95.0035.jpg
26.7.7 Comprised of two rejoined pieces; join still visible across the back and belly, crack running from right ear to join. Body covered by white and grey depoit, feet are brown and shiny. 2011.98.0121.jpg
29.11.12 Intact. Copious amounts of grey deposit on back, and white deposit on underside. 2002.97.0749.jpg
29.5.5 Complete but not intact it has been pieced back together. On the inside, there are small scratches on the surface and patches where the glaze has faded to red or even its reserved colour. The glaze has also faded on the handles, and the edge of the rim is chipped. There is evidence of a greyish/white deposit on the inside of the rim. On the outside, the decoration is much more worn and faded, and the surface has small chips and flakes. The resting surface of the foot is chipped and in the centre of the foot has been scratched the letters T and I. 2003.19.0005.jpg
30.11.1 Complete but not intact. The top of the mouth has some small chips in it and a small crack inside the mouth. The rim is worn, leaving only a little cross-hatching still evident. At the top and bottom of the handle, is revealed where it has been stuck back together again. There is white deposit on the handle. The surface of the body shows little scratches and wear on the glaze. On the base is a small patch of greyish deposit. 2016.99.0214.jpg
30.4.1 Incomplete. Two missing handles and pieces glued back together. The decoration has faded and shows red instead of black. On the outside especially, much of the decoration has faded or flaked away. Band around the top of the foot very worn. Some small patches of grey deposit on the surface. 2002.97.0457.jpg
33.4.1 Complete, but not intact. One handle and part of rim restored. Stuck back together from six/seven pieces. Decoration around rim and handles is worn in patches, with small chips in the surface. Small gaps where the pieces have been rejoined. A few scratches are evident in surface of main zone. Top of stem is rough to touch. Resting edge of foot has chips in it, inside the foot has some sandy deposit and a crack across the centre. Inside the body, the gloss looks silvery, with small scratches on it. 2003.58.0011.jpg
34.10.16 Comprised of two rejoined pieces. Decoration on the front has faded, and resting surface is very uneven, as is the back. There are small scratches all over the surface and small holes at the top of the head. The back reveals lots of small cracks and holes. There is a white deposit on the chest area, which can also be found inside the base, as well as running along the cracks on the back. 2005.05.0059.jpg
34.10.18 Complete and intact. The surface is uneven all over, and the red glaze has been rubbed away in areas of prominance; for example, knees, stomach, chest and features of the face. There are indentations and air bubbles around the chest area, and on the back of the figurine. Here, there are also lots of scratches on the surface. 2002.97.0441.jpg
34.10.22 Incomplete. Back broken away - had long rectangular opening. Scratches evident all over surface, and white deposit at top of head and down left arm. 2002.97.0377.jpg
34.10.23 Comprised of one large piece and three small pieces at the bottom, which have been rejoined. Missing the left foot and lower left portion of the figurine (previously restored or reattached: traces of glue and modern white plaster remain. Almost no traces of colour remain, except red on some of the head. White surface covered with grayish-tan deposits. Chipped on the back of the top of the head. 2002.97.0419.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
34.10.25 Complete but not intact. The figure has been broken in two and pieced back together. Other than that, the only thing wrong is the patches of brown/grey deposit on the head and shoulders, on the back, down some of the folds in the robe, on the vase and at the base, around the feet. 2002.97.0429.jpg
34.10.26 Intact but not complete. Detail of the hair remains very clear, but the features on the face are less so. The eyes have been worn almost completely away, and the nose has a chip in one side. At the top of the forhead, just where the hair begins, is a hole. The top and back are uneven and show small holes on the surface. There is a small amount of dirty deposit at the base of the neck, and inside the hollow of the head. 2002.97.0426.jpg
34.8.4 Intact. On back, below handle, the cream ground surface has cracked away almost entirely leaving the surface rough. Part of black main design has been worn but enough remains to distinguish pattern. Deposits inside mouth. 2003.12.0077.jpg
34.8.8 Black has largely faded to red. Mouth and stem are faded badly. Scratches to back of pot. Base has been repaired. 2003.97.0427.jpg
38.12.1 Glaze remains shiny and the paint has only worn away in small sections at the back. Large chips taken from the front of the object obscuring parts of the picture. 2003.25.0094.jpg
47.2.14 Intact. One handle missing, other handle in three pieces and glued back together. One one side three pieces joined together. Small chips around rim and scratches to the surface. Terracotta itself very fine. 2010.98.0207.jpg
47.2.29 Lower part of body missing. Concretion all over figurine, especially at the back of the head and left hand side of body. 2008.99.0004.jpg
47.2.33 Intact, but bottom of nose missing and right ear more worn than left. Some chipping on the lower body. Some concretion to back around arms and tambourine. 2007.99.0126.jpg
47.2.34 Similar in shape and attitude to 47.2.32 and 47.2.33. Intact, although in the worst condition of this group. Nose chipped, right hand ear worn. Concretion on face, back and right hand side. 2005.81.0025.jpg
48.12.11 Half of mouth is missing. Paint worn on handle, but remaining iridescent and lustrious on body. Small chip from base. Repaired on back of body and cracks on front at shoulder. 2003.97.0399.jpg
48.4.1 Complete, but stuck back together from six seperate pieces. The rim shows one definite chip, and several small ones. The leaves on top of the rim have worn away in patches. The main zone also shows patches of wear, the surface revealing different colours, some paler clay, and some more orange. A white deposit is evident on the thick black band above the foot as well as some small scratches. The thin black band around the rim of the foot has mostly worn away. Inside, the black has scratches and flaked away to reveal the reserved clay. There is also more white deposit on the inside walls of the pot. 2013.99.0072.jpg
49.10.2 Intact, small chip out of the back of the rim. White deposit all over with areas of blackening around the nozzle and around the rim. 2005.01.0015.jpg
49.4.1 The mouth is a little chipped and the neck has been repaired. There are bits missing from the shoulder, too. The largest part of the white bands has worn away, as has some of the paint on the foot. There are white and gritty deposits in the mouth and under the handle. The glaze below the meander is streaky. There is also colour loss on the back of the body but this appears to be due to firing. 2005.88.0081.jpg
49.8.8 Intact. Small chip on the neck. Gloss is shiny and picture remains clear. On the back side of the body, gloss is faded. Paint worn on handle and under mouth rim. White paint has faded. white deposits on the top of the foot. Colour remains clear. 2003.97.0621.jpg
50.4.20 Complete and intact, afew chips in the glaze, hairline scratch around the back of the lower body. 2005.02.0003.jpg
50.4.25 Complete, but with nozzle glued back on with B72 glue. A few cracks on the discus, wash wearing in places. Small hole where spout joins discus. 2001.99.0018.jpg
51.4.8 Complete. The body mended from a number of joining fragments. Glaze flaked off on the top of the rim, body and handles. Small chip on one of the horizontal handles. The main zone decoration remains similarly intact, except for a few scratches on the surface, and in small patches, a misty light grey deposit. There is also some of this deposit around the ends of all three handles. Thinly applied glaze, especially on the back side of the vessel, allowing for the colour of the clay to be seen. On the resting surface of the foot is a chalky white deposit.
51.7.16 Comprised of many rejoined fragments, with restorations (large patches on side B and 3/4 of the foot is modern, as is the stem joining it to the base). A long crack extends through the rim and neck at the back. Chips on the handles and the rim. Gloss worn on rim, handles and foot. The gloss on parts of the figure decoration is mirroring. 2001.99.0160.jpg
59.2.7 All that remains of the mummified cat is the head and neck, from which most wrappings have been removed. The head is in a good state of preservation, showing whiskers & teeth. Enclosed note written in pencil on the back of a printed piece of paper is also well preserved and legible. Cork stopper, seemingly original to the 1890s acquisition of the head, is covered in newspaper which is also well preserved and legible.
60.8.2 Complete and intact, but in fairly bad condition. It has been badly fired, which has left the glaze patchy, especially on the back of the body. Fired to reddish brown. Around the rim of the mouth, the glaze has been worn and scratched away to reveal the reserved clay, as it has around the handles. The decoration on the main zone is still fairly visible, but is worn in patches and flaking around the edges. At many parts, clay flaked off. Around the top of the foot is greyish white deposit, also evident around the handles. There is a large chip in the foot. White has faded. 2002.97.0709.jpg
61.6.4 Complete and intact. Pitted slightly at the back of the body. Surface decoration flaked off on lower part of body and foot at the back White deposits on left handle; white stain over front of body large white (salt?) deposit. One of the handles also has this white deposit and the upper part of the footring. 2010.98.0213.jpg
67.7.1 Incomplete. The figure has broken in half and been glued back together, however, at the back, there is a chip missing still. The grey colour is interspersed with deposit of a dark brown colour, which is even more prominant on the back. The features of the face have almost all worn away, except for the nose. Around the front and sides of the base are white and dark grey deposits. 2002.97.0444.jpg
73.9.1 Fragments, three seperate pieces glued back together. The handle areas are missing and nearly half of side B. The inside shows areas of grey deposit, as well as scratches, chips and cracks. 2002.97.0182.jpg
73.9.23 The surface of the fragment appears to be in fairly good condition, except for a few small areas of grey deposit. The back of the fragment varies in colour, moving from red to black and then grey. The surface however is again in fairly good condition with no real evidence of wear except for a few small scratches. 2002.97.0191.jpg
73.9.6 Fragment. The front of the fragment has a few small scratches in it, as well as a patch of pinky/grey deposit at the top of the figure. To the right of the figure, the fragment has split in half, so only the back half remains. The back of the fragment has small scratches and a couple of chips in the surface of the glaze. 2002.97.0193.jpg
73.9.7 Incomplete, only a small amount of the cup remains, including one handle. Two pieces are glued back together. The glaze on the outside edge of the rim has completley worn away, and there are small scratches all over the surface. Both inside and out, there are traces of a whitish deposit, except on the foot where the deposit is more of a pinky colour. 2002.97.0189.jpg
74.7.5 Complete. Has been glued back together from two pieces. Is entirely covered by dark deposit, possibly from the action of fire. Thought to be from a burnt grave. There is a lot of flaking, revealing white. The features of the face are distinguishable, but are worn in places. The back is much lighter in colour, but still covered in brown/green deposit and feels rough to the touch. 2002.97.0398.jpg
78.12.20 Small hole in the back of the body, decoration worn, small amount of white-grey deposit on the body, especially on the interior. 2009.99.0093.jpg
79.1.12 Intact, small chip to the end of the spout. Wash is wearing, especially at the back of the lamp. large amount of deposit visible through the wick hole. Small amount of deposit on the exterior, more on the base. Nozzle tip blackened, possibly from use. 2005.01.0036.jpg
79.1.18 Intact, missing a section at the back of the lamp which could be where a handle has been broken off. Small amount of white deposit all over the interior and the exterior. 2005.01.0044.jpg
79.1.9 Back section of body missing, could have once had a handle attached, Chipped all over, small amount of white deposit on the interior. 2005.01.0060.jpg
83.10.1 Quite badly worn. It has been glued back together using three fragments. There seems to be a fragment missing at the bottom of the statue, therefore the figurine is incomplete. Most of the features of the statue are badly worn. There are many soil deposits all over the figure. Inside the hollow figurine there appears to be some sort of plant. 2006.20.0913.jpg
E.23.30 The mouth is badly chipped with the entire lip missing. The handle has been glued back on. Half of the upper body, and the handle are covered in a dark grey deposit. There is a deep scratch on the main body.
E.62.29 Complete, but made of two pieces stuck back together. Several chips in the lip. 2002.98.0017.jpg
E.62.38 Very large chip out of the lip, crack going from edge of that crack, to and along base and then back up the other side of the vase. Another crack joins this crack together along the shoulder. The crack can be seen on the inside of the pot. 2007.03.1249.jpg
E.62.54 Not whole, stuck back together from two pieces, resulting in a large crack. The lip is also stuck back together from three pieces. Little or no deposit. 2002.98.0018.jpg
REDMG:1926.99.52 Surface stained dark, perhaps with modern glaze. Some decoration worn and scratched off; alabastron cracked and repaired at the back end of the sphinx. 2004.99.0909.jpg
REDMG:1935.87.4 Intact. Paint is dirty thus losing its glaze in most areas and appearing very dull. Large areas of black have worn away, especially on back of oinochoe, below handle. Base has large area of deposit.
REDMG:1935.87.7 Intact. Misfired slightly on back of object. Untidy on base. Much white detail remains visible.
REDMG:1951.140.1 The black surface, slightly iridescent, is slightly chipped at the back. The red surfaces are eroded, especially on the woman's face, and stained, especially on the upper surface of the rim, the laurel wreath, and some of the figural scene. 2004.99.0810.jpg
REDMG:1951.148 Modern wooden foot, joined rougly at the top of the stem. Chipped at the back and on handles; rim scratched; surface stained greyish-brown. Added colours faded and chipped. 2003.93.0269.jpg
REDMG:1951.157.1 The red surfaces have eroded. Some black glaze has worn off at the back of the handle, where it is also slightly pitted; the underside bears some tan deposits.
REDMG:1953.25.101 Deposits all over. Small, elongated hole in back of head with a white stone in clay above. Features are worn. 2006.20.0450.jpg
REDMG:1953.25.102 Intact. Small scratch on top of lion's head, and cracks running from top of back, down through back right foot into base. Crack in front right foot. Front shows traces of white slip. Back shows areas of grey deposit on remaining white slip.
REDMG:1953.25.188 Intact. Relief features are worn. Pink and grey deposits all over, but mostly on back and base. 2003.93.0108.jpg
REDMG:1953.25.20 Once broken in on the front where two large pieces have been rejoined; missing one third of the mouth; white deposits at back and on resting surface; decoration worn on shoulder.
REDMG:1953.25.23 Mouth missing. The surface has flaked away on much of the object, and it is pitted at the back; base and top of foot are chipped. 2005.99.0076.jpg
REDMG:1953.25.25 Handle, mouth and most of neck are missing. The surface is cracked, and has peeled off in some parts at the back; only ghosts remain of the white details. 2003.93.0392.jpg
REDMG:1953.25.77 Both nozzles mainly missing, handle missing. Left hand nozzle volute has been restored, small hole from missing fragment, from this hole are radiating hairline fractures to the base. glaze is worn in places, large amount of deposit covering the entirety of the interior and the back portion of the exterior as well as other areas. 2005.01.0270.jpg
REDMG:1953.25.79 Intact, two small chips on the left side of the foot. Wash worn, especially on the back and right hand side of the body. Small amount of white deposit around the foot and on the interior. 2005.01.0248.jpg
REDMG:1953.25.87 Head of horseman, part of head and back legs of horse missing. Patches of white deposits. Some pink on side of figure. 2003.93.0137.jpg
REDMG:1953.25.91 Seemingly intact. Small chip to back leg of horse. Some deposits. 2003.93.0135.jpg
REDMG:1953.25.97 Features remain well defined despite having collected small white deposits. Back of the head is more worn than the front.
REDMG:1958.39.1 Part of splayed base missing, some concretion on back. Face worn, eyes depicted with paint now lost. Nose damaged, ears protrude although now worn. 2009.99.0123.jpg
REDMG:1964.1159.1 Horse is broken in several places. Difficult to tell if tail has been broken or whether it ever existed. One front and one back leg missing. Head of horse also absent. Painted bands badly worn. White deposits on back of horse. 2003.93.0138.jpg
REDMG:1964.1611.1 Intact, centre of discus is obscured by damage, many small chips in the surface. Large amount of grey deposit on the interior and the back of the exterior. 2005.01.0258.jpg
REDMG:1964.1624 Back of mouth broken off, as is the handle missing. Large deposits on body and neck. 2004.99.0139.jpg
REDMG:1964.1626 Back of mouth and all of handle missing; surface slightly worn; white deposits on one side of body and interior of mouth. 2004.99.0156.jpg
REDMG:1964.1698.1 Half of mouth missing. Chip out of back of handle. Clay is dirty and has deposits. Foot chipped and some chips out of body. 2003.93.0186.jpg
TEMP.2003.6.12 Four fragments that belong to the same vessel. a) Part of the rim, body and the handle (intact). There is white plaster on the inner surface of the handle and many bits and spots have been pitted off and colour appears peeled off, especially from the back of the handle. b)Should be rejoined to c. Part of the rim and body. Four small bits have been pitted off from the rim (exterior) and there is a bit of plaster. c) Should be rejoined to b. Part of the rim and tiny part of the body. Part of the decoration of the rim has been peeld off. d) Part of the body. 2006.20.0466.jpg
TEMP.2003.7.64 Scratches on rim. Black gloss and white paint very worn. Chipped patch where handle would have been, has glue on it. Perhaps the handle was once stuck back on and has been broken off again. Underside of fragment covered in white deposits. 2006.20.0008.jpg
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