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Subject: Shrunken head--addendum

Shrunken head--addendum

From: Katerina Koukouli <kkoukouli>
Date: Monday, May 13, 2002
In Conservation DistList Instance: 15:69 Tuesday, April 9, 2002, I

>Has anyone ever done any analytical work on residues found on
>shrunken heads? If so, or if you can think of any literary reference
>to anything similar, please get in touch.
>We are currently trying to identify possible ways of dealing with a
>thick, yellowish and tacky liquid on one of our shrunken heads, that
>seems to be exuding from the head itself. Ideally, we would like to
>find out whether this is a by-product of the preparation of the head
>itself, or a result of a past treatment, for which we have no record

Due to a technical fault, I have been unable to contact those who
responded for more information, and have now lost all their details.
I would be grateful if those who responded to it the first time to
do so again. Thank you,

Katerina Koukouli
Conservation Department
Pitt Rivers Museum
Oxford, UK

                  Conservation DistList Instance 15:77
                  Distributed: Thursday, May 16, 2002
                       Message Id: cdl-15-77-008
Received on Monday, 13 May, 2002

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