Object Name: Drinking cup (cantharos)
Dimensions: Height: 123 mm Width: 188 mm
Description: Ceramic black slip ware drinking cup broken into five pieces. Both handles broken and previously repaired. One of the handles is approximately 90% replicated from plaster.
Treatment: The cup was surface cleaned using smoke sponge (vulcanized rubber), the break edges were cleaned with acetone cotton wool swabs. The handles were adhered with 40% Paraloid B72 (ethyl methacrylate co-polymer) adhesive any excess adhesive was removed with acetone cotton wool swabs.