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
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.
The mural painting team has started preparing for the transportation of the final 3 sets of mural paintings in the project as the Egyptian team started building up the scaffolds where the paintings are located at the Egyptian Museum in Cairo. After that, the Japanese mural painting team came from
In July, the Egyptian and Japanese mural painting teams have been working on finishing the conservation plan for the mural paintings as well as to plan for the next transportation of the murals which are currently being displayed at the Egyptian Museum in Cairo. The team began experimenting different methods
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.
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