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There are 10 objects for which Condition contains → darker
14.9.25 The stripes are irregularly spaced. White deposit on underside and exposed edges. Darker deposits on topside.
2008.7.149 Fragment, chipped. Exterior a deep scratch towards the centre, and the darker wash is wearing away to reveal a different wash beneath.
2008.7.158 Fragment, edges are chipped. Deoration on interior and exterior is heavily worn. On exterior there is spotting of a darker colour. Below the handle is handwritten in pencil 'Hernion'. On interior is written '13 Argive Hernion'.
2008.9.19 Fragment, darker spotting on interior and one small round chip to exterior.
26.7.11 Intact. Beneath the handle, the top of the bell is not smooth, it appears to have been a hole, which has been stoppered with a ball of clay that remains connected and does not move. The lower black band on the main zone has been completely rubbed away on one side, revealing a darker brown clay. The entire surface shows small scratches, and some whitish deposit is evident, especially around the handle. The inside surface is rough, due to a lot of brown/grey deposit. 2002.97.0314.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
37.7.2 Intact but base of handle coming away slightly from the shoulder. Good condition design of siren and clearly incised lines. Some areas of red on handle ande below, possibly where darker paint has worn away. Some chips to underside of the mouth. 2003.05.0002.jpg
45.6.58 Top of mouth broken, chipped on base, chipped and scratched on surface. Neck a darker brown colour and black blemish. white and black deposits on surface. 2006.20.0174.jpg
E.62.9 Teeth are all different lengths and there are deposits caught between teeth. The bottom of the comb appears darker in colour, perhaps slightly damp.
REDMG:1964.1674 Comprised of four rejoined pieces; both handles broken off; light yellowish brown deposits all over (darker on the interior), obscuring all decoration except in the middle of one side. 2003.93.0373.jpg
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