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Identification and Creation
Object Number
Straus.8864
Title
X-radiograph(s) of "Fragmentary Mummy Portrait of a Woman"
Classification
Photographs
Work Type
photograph, x-radiograph
Date
January 8, 2015
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/354651
Physical Descriptions
Dimensions
plate size: 35.6 × 43.2 cm (14 × 17 in.)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Straus Center for Conservation and Technical Studies, Alan Burroughs Collection of X-Radiographs
Object Number
Straus.8864
Contact
am_straus@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
X-radiograph Operators present: Kate Smith, Georgina Rayner, Kathy Eremin

Duration of radiography session: 2

Total number of exposures: 3

Material Description – beeswax paint on wood

Radiation source- Comet tube

Exposure settings-
30 kV
5 mA
60 seconds
36 inch focal distance

Filtration used: none

Screens used: none

Set up/sequencing notes:

Scanning notes: laser power high, PMT 10, 16-bit linear data scale, 50 micron scan resolution

Image manipulation notes: DCM files converted to TIFF, assembled into composite in Photoshop
Subjects and Contexts

Alan Burroughs Collection of X-Radiographs

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