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From: Identification of cellulose nitrate based adhesive repairs in archaeological pottery of the University of Melbourne’s Middle Eastern archaeological pottery collection using portable FTIR-ATR spectroscopy and PCA

Fig. 2

Photograph: Emily Noake

Example of adhesive failure, s1342, identified via FTIR-ATR spectroscopy as containing primarily PVAc + CN as a secondary polymer. Vessel 1970.0478, Palestine, Jerusalem Cave 1, The University of Melbourne Middle Eastern collection.

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