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Identification and Creation
Object Number
Straus.8971
Title
X-radiograph(s) of "'Zhadou' Receptacle in the Form of an Archaic Bronze 'Zun' Wine Vessel with Dragon and Scrolling Flower Decor"
Classification
Photographs
Work Type
photograph, x-radiograph
Date
March 17, 2017
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.8971
Contact
am_straus@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
X-radiograph Operator: Susan Costello and Lucy Cooper

Duration of session: 30 min

Total number of exposures: 6

Material Description: ceramic

Radiation source: Comet tube

Exposure settings:
Bottom 50 kV 5 mA 180 seconds 75" focal distance
Other Side 50 kV 5 mA 180 seconds 75" focal distance
Top 50 kV 5 mA 180 seconds 75" focal distance
Side 60 kV 5 mA 180 seconds 75" focal distance
Side propped up on foam 60 kV 5 mA 180 seconds 75" focal distance
Side propped up on foam 100 kV 5 mA 180 seconds 75" focal distance

Filtration used: None

Screens used: Lead under plate

Scanning notes: laser power high, 12-bit logarithmic data scale, PMT 10, 50 micron scan resolution

Image manipulation notes: Industrex edge 6 filter, Photoshop manipulation to tiff files
Subjects and Contexts

Alan Burroughs Collection of X-Radiographs

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