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There are 58 objects for which Condition contains → dark
13.10.3 Single piece, Intact, but broken off at the pointed end. The surface has dulled to a mottled medium brown with flecks of dark grey (slightly lighter in colour on one side). 2008.99.0122.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
14.9.13 Dark deposits on outer surface as well as surface scratching and a flake of clay missing. The paint is in good condition though. The paint on the underside is in good condition too. Possible remains of a rim section but not enough to be certain. 2007.03.1260.jpg
14.9.21 Joined unevenly due to erosion of the edges. Small spots of dark deposit on exterior surface. Surface damage to underside where paint has been rubbed away. 2007.03.1279.jpg
14.9.22 Creamy coloured deposits on edges. Dark spots of deposit on top surface. Red lines are irregular. 2007.03.1266.jpg
14.9.26 Dark spots of deposit on exterior surface and exposed edges. 2007.03.1276.jpg
14.9.29 Dark deposits on both sides. The white and the pink remain in good condition. 2007.03.1267.jpg
14.9.48 Red paint nearly entirely worn from rim. Some surface damage to the outer surface as paint has flaked away. Some dark deposits on the outer surface too. 2003.01.0083.jpg
14.9.62 Fragment. Some dark spotting on top. 2006.20.0326.jpg
14.9.9 Dark deposits on the topside. Paint in better condition on the bottom side. 2007.03.1263.jpg
2003.3.37 Interior in in good condition, one of the bands is very faded and only traces remain of the added red. Also a patch of dark brown discolouration. Exterior is heavily discoloured with gray and brown build up, added red is visible underneath
2003.7.26 Intact, paint has worn off and faded a lot on both the interior, where only a small area of black and dark red remains, and the exterior where the white is barely visible, yet the black paint remains. 2007.03.1192.jpg
2005.3.29 Fragment, not good, exterior is very faded and has dark brown discolouration, interior is in better condition 2006.20.0385.jpg
2005.3.32 Bad, fragment is heavily encrusted with dark brown deposits and red is faded and stratched 2006.20.0378.jpg
2005.3.36 reasonable, exterior has dark brown discolouration under handle, and there are numersou stratches over the zigzag 2006.20.0391.jpg
2005.3.40 Black decoration is very worn and faded, plus some dark brown deposits on exterior 2006.20.0398.jpg
2005.3.41 Two of the handles and the stem and foot are missing, red is visible although worn and there are dark brown and white deposits on the piece
2006.12.6 Single fragment comprising most of the body of the vessel, and shoulder, with the lower part of the handle attached. Broken off sharply at top and bottom; chipped slightly around the neck; dark gray adhesions and some stains to surface. 2005.02.0324.jpg
2008.7.11 Fragment broken on four sides heavily scratched dark discoloured spots on exterior surface
22.3.29 Outside soiled. Inside: Streaky dark brown, white/grey soil deposits, chipping at edges 2003.39.0091.jpg
25.6.12 Fragment with a great deal of dark deposit on outside. 2006.20.0546.jpg
26.4.3A-B One handle is missing entirely and the other one is only part there. There are orange and white deposits on the underside of the body and the black on the inside has worn to a dark brown color. The rim of the lid has a large fragment missing. 2002.97.0637.jpg
34.10.15 Intact. The surface of the rattle is very rough, scratched, with peeling slip and dark grayish-white adhesions. There are three large cracks at the top of the ovoid part. 2004.95.0115.jpg
34.10.27 Much colour loss and erosion of relief makes it hard to see. Some small parts have crumbled away at the base. Dark deposits in small amounts all over. 2005.89.0041.jpg
34.8.13 Complete. The surface is fairly uneven, and there is flaking at the top of the thighs. There is a dark deposit around the base of the feet. 2002.97.0447.jpg
34.8.15A Intact and complete, some dark marks over the surface. White deposits and one large scratch on underside. 2002.98.0159.jpg
45.10.7A-B Comprised of many rejoined piecesby (ca. 10 for the body and 25 for the lid), with some patches reconstructed. One of the legs and large areas of the base, body and lid are restored and repainted. The surface decoration on original pieces is largely intact, with faded white details, and some dark deposits. Decoration worn on the lower flange and the rim of the body, as well as the lower edge of the lid. 2003.94.0098.jpg
49.8.2 Almost intact (only one bit has been pitched off). The gloss has lost its lustre but yellow and white remain clear. Small dark deposits on underside. 2003.94.0065.jpg
50.12.44 Single fragment, with red worn off of the underside, leaving only traces. Dark spots of deposit appear on the exterior. 2007.03.1240.jpg
50.4.10 Broken across bowl in transit from Leicester, and repaired. Gloss remains shiny and silvery. Bowl assembled form 2 fragments. On the exterior, it is not at parts lustrous, while at parts it is fired to dark brown. 2008.99.0771.jpg
56.8.2 Lid missing. Complete, and intact for handles, broken in 3 parts, reattached. Surface damaged with scratches, pitting, white deposits, and dark stains. 2002.97.0579.jpg
57.3.14 Single fragment, preserving the top of the figurine, broken off at the top of the shoulders. Features well preserved; traces of dark red on hair. 2005.02.0080.jpg
61.6.5 Lid: complete and intact, with slight chips to rim; surface inside and out marred with small white deposits, dark stains, and scratches and chips. One-handler: intact and complete except for a chip missing from the lower part of the exterior body, just to the right of the handle. Black-glaze pitted and scratched on interior, with slight white deposits. 2002.97.0677.jpg
67.6.3 Dark deposits which look similar to mould on front mainly left hand side. Small hole below her right shoulder on the body. Features and clothing remain distinguishable. 2004.95.0067.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
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
E.23.20 Several small chips on lip. Some dark red and black has worn away. There is a large amount of white deposit all over the vase, sometimes in large patches. 2002.98.0026.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.47.6.10 Intact but missing about one-third of lower body. Dark deposits around the neck and mouth. Several shallow chips on body. 2002.98.0020.jpg
E.62.40 All pieces intact. Still sit nicely together. White deposits on bottom part around rim and on the underside of the ring. Dark deposits (or remains of kohl) caught in the ribbing in base. Sandy deposits on outer surface of base have changed the colour considerably. 2002.98.0008.jpg
E.62.45 Intact, including top lid and pot. The lid has a about 1/4 of the rim missing, a large chip and several smaller chips around the lip. There is dark deposit around the shoulder and there is a large chip missing from the rim of the base. 2002.98.0005.jpg
E.63.4 Intact and complete. Much of the glaze and colour has rubbed away particularly on the right side of the front. There is also some dark miscolouration at the top of the head-dress. Compared to it's partner the details of the face are much more vague. 2002.98.0977.jpg
L.2011.1.30 Fragmented, chipped and covered in a dark brown sediment 2011.97.0095.jpg
L.2011.1.33 fragment, chipped and some dark brown sediment 2011.97.0083.jpg
L.2011.1.70 Fragmented and chipped with a dark brown sediment 2011.97.0074.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:1935.87.15 Surface chipped lightly on exterior; dark grey patch on underside. 2003.93.0012.jpg
REDMG:1951.1717 Some dark stains on interior. 2008.99.0262.jpg
REDMG:1953.25.35 Missing handle; glaze pitted, especially on rim and mouth some light and dark grey deposits on lower body and underside. 2001.99.0036.jpg
REDMG:1953.25.61 Glaze around mouth and neck is worn away leaving a dark grey colour. 2004.99.0164.jpg
REDMG:1953.25.74 Small chip to rim. Base has dark brown deposits. 2003.93.0170.jpg
REDMG:1953.25.99 Head missing above shoulders. Uneven base, perhaps was attached to something else and acted as a decoration(?). Some dark red deposits on front. Some scratches to knee. White deposits on reverse. 2003.93.0107.jpg
REDMG:1961.199.3 Intact, but scratched with dark grey surface adhesions, and chips to the base.
REDMG:1964.1609.1 Intact and complete, moulded decoration very worn, small superficial cracks on the base (these could have been caused during it's making). Large amount of dark deposit on the surface. 2005.01.0235.jpg
REDMG:1964.1695.1 Paint has worn off leaving only small traces. Dark deposits on interior surface. 2006.20.0514.jpg
REDMG:2004.95.1 Restored (foot and handle) smoothed over with plaster (especially clear at join of handle to body and neck) with repainting (especially on handle). White glue remains where the foot was (more recently?) rejoined. Surface scratched and stained a dark orange (perhaps intentionally); dent just above foot. 2004.99.0868.jpg
REDMG:2004.96.1 Comprised of 20 or more rejoined fragments, with some plaster additions (overpainted) at handle joins. Parts of the black glaze pitted on the interior; surface scratched and worn, especially on rim; grayish-white deposits and dark brown stains on interior. 2004.99.0960.jpg
REDMG:2004.97.1 Comprised of 30 or more fragments, rejoined and with some plaster restorations; body is joined to stem with a new (rusted) screw. Evidence of modern breaks (on plaster joins). Thick dark grey adhesions on base. Iridescence and other slight deposits on interior. 2004.99.0889.jpg
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