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Wood group updates

Moaz Elgabry 2018/09/17 0 comments

More Analysis with X-ray by the Japanese and Egyptian Conservators

Following the previous analysis, The Japanese and Egyptian diagnostic analysis and wood teams have conducted X-Ray photography using X-ray Radiography device. The teams have analyzed the sides of the beds which include the bodies and heads of different animals as well as the joints that connect the footboard to the
Wood updates
Moaz Elgabry 2018/09/04 0 comments

XRF and Digital Microscope Analysis with the Japanese Team

The Japanese diagnostic analysis team worked together with the GEM-CC wood lab team to analyze some of the wood artifacts using XRF (X-ray Fluorescence) and Digital Microscope. This time, the teams have analyzed some of King Tutankhamen’s beds and chariots, confirming some elements found on the surface of the bed.
Wood updates

Mural Paintings group

Moaz Elgabry 2019/01/13 0 comments

Fumigation starts for the newly transported sets of mural paintings

After the final 3 sets had been transported to GEM-CC, the fumigation expert worked with the mural painting team on investigating the mural paintings and getting rid of any infestation in them. First, the mural paintings are quarantined with tent to detect any active infestation. Then, nitrogen gas is purged
Mural Paintings
Moaz Elgabry 2018/11/28 0 comments

Press Release: The transportation of the final target artifact is completed

This time, “The Grand Egyptian Museum Joint Conservation Project (GEM-JC project) has completed transporting the final pieces among the 72 target artifacts: Ini-Sneferu- Ishetef’s mural paintings. The Grand Egyptian Museum Joint Conservation Project is an international cooperation project implemented by Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), and managed by a joint
Mural Paintings

Textile group

Moaz Elgabry 2018/09/23 0 comments

Documentation and Mounting work plan of the textile artifacts

The documentation and mounting preparation works of the textile artifacts are continued at GEM-CC’s Organic lab, after which the Japanese textile experts came from Japan by mid-September to discuss the work done and the work plan for the future.  
Textile
Moaz Elgabry 2018/06/13 0 comments

The Documentation of the Textile Artifacts Continues

For the past two weeks, the organic lab’s team at the Grand Egyptian Museum Conservation Center (GEM-CC) has been documenting the project’s target textile artifacts. Everyday, several artifacts have been photographed using a documentation camera. This documentation is usually done before, during and after conservation to document the condition of
Textile

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