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Mariam Algammal 2018/05/20 0 comments

Technical Imaging of King Tutankhamun’s Funerary Bed

After the transportation of the King Tutankhamun’s last Funerary Bed, the wood lab members at the Grand Egyptian Museum Conservation Center started the technical imaging of the artifact using UV and IR filters and light sources. This type of photography helps in identifying whether there had been any past conservation
Wood updates
Mariam Algammal 2018/04/30 0 comments

Diagnostic Analysis of Wood and Mural Artifacts Using XRF

Throughout the past two weeks, the wood and mural lab members at the Grand Egyptian Museum, Conservation Center have been diagnosing the new artifacts that have been recently transported to the museum. The analysis was conducted with the help of Japanese diagnostic analyst and wood experts from the Joint Conservation
Mural Paintings Wood updates

Mural Paintings group

Mariam Algammal 2018/04/30 0 comments

Diagnostic Analysis of Wood and Mural Artifacts Using XRF

Throughout the past two weeks, the wood and mural lab members at the Grand Egyptian Museum, Conservation Center have been diagnosing the new artifacts that have been recently transported to the museum. The analysis was conducted with the help of Japanese diagnostic analyst and wood experts from the Joint Conservation
Mural Paintings Wood updates
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

Textile group

Mariam Algammal 2018/04/30 0 comments

Documentation and Planning of Mounting for the Textile Artifacts

The Grand Egyptian Museum, Organic Conservation lab members are currently documenting and preparing for the mount of artifacts in preparation of the soft opening of the museum which is planned to take place by the end of the year. The team has continued their work with Organic Japanese experts who
Textile
Amira Mohamed 2017/12/19 0 comments

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

Press Release -December 20, 2017 (Wed) “Another Transportation of Tutankhamun’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

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