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There are 15 objects for which Condition contains → become
14.9.18 White paint on interior surface has become discoloured and there is a large area of deposit. Surface of exterior is also damaged where paint had flaked away. 2007.03.1277.jpg
14.9.37 Thickness of clay is irregular and thickest at bottom of fragment. The black paint is dull and streaky. On the outer surface the areas between the black are creamy-yellow at top but become pinker towards the bottom. 2003.01.0008.jpg
14.9.42 The paint on the exterior surface is in bad condition having eroded away and become dull in the places where it remains. The middle swirl of the pattern is nearly lost completely. Reasonably free from deposits. 2003.01.0097.jpg
23.11.31BB The head of the figure has broken off, as has the top of the spear. There is a section missing from the right of the shield, and the central boss has almost become detached. Te right foot is also missing. There are further fracture-lines extending at nine o'clock from the top of the figure and across the shield from the centre. 2005.06.0013.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
30.11.4 Complete but repaired. The paint has become very faded on the exterior more than the interior surface. The handles are intact, but the paint is lost. Material is very soft and fine. 2005.89.0026.jpg
49.8.9 Intact, except for tiny chips on the rim and three small gouges on the lower body. The vessel's condition is very good, as the paint is not worn and the glaze remains. There is a dent in the body but this was made during production. Only slight wearing of the purple dots but not so as they become indistinguishable.
71.6.3 Complete but repaired. Figures remain clear but the black glaze has become streaky. Paint surface flaked away inside by one handle revealing the clay. 2008.99.0717.jpg
78.7.1 Intact. Side A is badly faded and design has become unclear. Deposits around reserved band at foot. Some scratching to paintwork. 2008.98.0440.jpg
E.23.60 The necklace is well preserved although several of the beads have become rough and/or chipped. 2002.98.0235.jpg
E.62.22 The gaps between some teeth have become adhered by deposits. Others have warped out of shape. There is black discolouration, perhpas due to damp, on one face of the comb. A part has broken from the side but is due to be repaired. 2005.89.0039.jpg
E.62.4 Intact not complete (the head is missing). The detail is becoming less desinite and the underside has become dirty with what appears to be watermarks. There are small amounts of black deposit sparcely placed around the artefact. 2002.98.0241.jpg
REDMG:1964.1711.1 Intact. Deposits become confused with inclusions in the clay. Diagonal scratches just above base. 2003.93.0188.jpg
TEMP.2002.9.27 Deposits and discolouration on the fractured edges. Paint remains clear and pattern visible although surface between has become dull. 2007.03.1230.jpg
TEMP.2003.6.22 Intact. Chipped all throughout. The white bands become indiscernable half way down the lacrymaterion.
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