Conservation of the Ram

Woolley's reconstruction of the Penn Museum's Ram Caught in a Thicket
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Woolley's reconstruction of the Penn Museum's Ram Caught in a Thicket
Woolley’s reconstruction of the Penn Museum’s Ram Caught in a Thicket
In 1944, Léon Legrain did some conservation work on the Ram. Although no records exist of the specific work done, comparison of the images shows that fleeces have been removed and the curvature of the back altered.
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In 1944, Léon Legrain did some conservation work on the Ram. Although no records exist of the specific work done, comparison of the images shows that fleeces have been removed and the curvature of the back altered.
In 1944, Léon Legrain did some conservation work on the Ram. Although no records exist of the specific work done, comparison of the images shows that fleeces have been removed and the curvature of the back altered.
In this photo, the head of the Ram has been removed. Small wooden splints have been temporarily adhered to the surface to maintain its shape while the interior is cleaned out.
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In this photo, the head of the Ram has been removed. Small wooden splints have been temporarily adhered to the surface to maintain its shape while the interior is cleaned out.
In this photo, the head of the Ram has been removed. Small wooden splints have been temporarily adhered to the surface to maintain its shape while the interior is cleaned out.
The Ram on its back while old restoration materials are removed from the interior.
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The Ram on its back while old restoration materials are removed from the interior.
The Ram on its back while old restoration materials are removed from the interior.
The Ram during re-assembly. This support system was used to position the body in relation to the tree branches.
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The Ram during re-assembly. This support system was used to position the body in relation to the tree branches.
The Ram during re-assembly. This support system was used to position the body in relation to the tree branches.