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Table 2 Cypriot pottery collection—comparison of adhesive repairs identified and find location

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

Accession period Find location Country Total objects No. repaired CN PVAc PVAc + CN PTN ACR ACR + CN PS Other
0000 Cyprus 10 0
1956 Cyprus 4 0
1956 Pano Dikomo Cyprus 5 1 1
1972 Ayai Paraskevi Cyprus 10 7 4 1 1 1
1972 Lapatsa Cyprus 20 13 4 6 1 1 1
1972 Palealona Cyprus 102 55 33 11 5 6
1972 Palealona/Lapatsa? Cyprus 2 0
1972 Cyprus 5 0
1987 Alonia Cyprus 2 0
1987 Ayios Epiktetos Cyprus 2 0
1987 Ayios Lakovos Cyprus 11 2 1 1
1987 Erimi Cyprus 6 0
1987 Kipolistra Cyprus 1 0
1987 Rizokarpass Cyprus 1 1 1
1987 Sphageion Cyprus 4 4 3 1
1987 Stephania Cyprus 16 9 7 2
1987 Vounous Cyprus 102 66 42 1 13 1 1 8
1987 ? Cyprus 116 25 17 6 2
Totals    419 183 112 1 40 2 2 4 6 16
  1. CN cellulose nitrate, PVAc poly (vinyl acetate), PTN protein, ACR acrylic, PS polystyrene