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Mariam Algammal 2018/04/11 0 comments

Press Release: Transportation of King Tutankhamun’s Chariot to the Grand Egyptian Museum

The team of the Grand Egyptian Museum Joint Conservation Project (GEM-JC Project) completed the transportation of King Tutankhamun’s 4th Chariot on 10th April 2018. The Chariot had been exhibited at Luxor Museum, which made the transportation team concerned about the timing of the transportation due to the sudden climate changes that
Wood updates
Mariam Algammal 2018/04/05 0 comments

Preparation for the Transportation of King Tutankhamun’s Chariot to the Grand Egyptian Museum

Since March, 2018, some members from the Grand Egyptian Museum Joint Conservation team  have gone to Luxor Museum to prepare for the transportation of the 4th Chariot of King Tutankhamun to the Grand Egyptian Museum. The Documentation team first checked the condition of the Chariot. Then they started scanning it
Wood updates

Mural Paintings group

Mariam Algammal 2018/03/21 0 comments

More survey conducted on wall paintings using X-ray radiography, electromagnetic radar, and high spec digital microscope.

More analysis and diagnosis using X-ray radiography, electromagnetic radar, high spec digital microscope was carried out by the wall painting team and scientists of analysis and diagnosis team. In order to assess the internal structures by application of modern science and technology, X-ray radiography and digital microscopes were procured by
Mural Paintings
Moaz Elgabry 2018/01/31 0 comments

Press Release: Transportation of Fragile and Heavy Wall Paintings of Old Kingdom

Press Release January 30th, 2018 (Tue) “Transportation of fragile and heavy wall paintings of Old Kingdom”   The Grand Egyptian Museum Joint Conservation Project (GEM-JC Project), a joint project run by Grand Egyptian Museum, Ministry of Antiquities and Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), had completed the transportation of 2 sets
Mural Paintings

Textile group

Amira Mohamed 2017/12/19 0 comments

Press Release: Another Transportation of Tutankhamen’s Chariot and Textiles

Press Release -December 20, 2017 (Wed) “Another Transportation of Tutankhamen’s Chariot and Textiles completed” The Grand Egyptian Museum Joint Conservation Project (GEM-JC Project), a joint project run by Grand Egyptian Museum, Ministry of Antiquities and Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), had completed the transportation of another chariot and 2 textile
Textile Wood updates
Moaz Elgabry 2017/12/15 0 comments

More Analysis with X-ray & Multi-spectral Imaging

Dr. Matsushima and Dr. Okada conducted with the conservators and scientist more X-ray radiography on the lead objects, especially bed and chariot, to supplement the work which was conducted in EM in March. This time, we were able to confirm more details about the joining part of the wood which
Mural Paintings Textile Wood updates

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