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There are 8 objects for which Condition contains → feels
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
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
29.11.11 Incomplete. The sides of the mask have broken away, and the slip is covered in patches of grey/brown deposit. Detail of the face are still evident, but the nose shows areas of wear on the tip. The inside is a pinkish colour, with little evidence of deposit, though the surface feels rough to touch. 2002.97.0421.jpg
34.10.17 Complete. The white slip has worn away in places, and there is a smooth grey deposit evident in patches. Also, the munsell colour shows through. The features of the face are still fairly clear, but the eyes seem worn. The surface all over feels smooth, but the base of the neck is slightly uneven and a bit chipped. 2002.97.0390.jpg
45.9.1 Possibly repaired. Paint is in bad condition and surface feels rough as paint has flaked away. Glaze has been lost and the paint on the foot and inside the mouth is untidy and streaky. 2003.65.0092.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.65.10 Intact. Slight discolouration to bronze due to deterioration. Small surface scratches and deposits make surface appear slightly uneven although it feels smooth. 2007.01.0179.jpg
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