Bronze strigil from the necropolis of Santa Venera
Scientific management: Archaeologist D. Rossetti – Restorer: P. Stasi.
Objectives: Restoration of the integrity following a traumatic event.
Description: Photographic documentation of the fragmentary condition, documentary research to trace further fragments kept in the stores. Mechanical cleaning with micro-drill and abrasive pencil, anti-corrosive treatment with check of the surface pH, consolidation of the fragments by immersion in polymer resins. Gluing of the sheet fragments with two-component pigmented resin and reconstruction of the missing parts with two-component stucco paste made of polyester resin.