On this remarkable day, December 4th, 2016 is the day we set our first step in the long road to achieve our goal of finishing conservation of 10 lead target artifacts, and other 61 follow target artifacts most of which are from Tutankhamun collection. This joint conservation project is a first of its kind, and our bilateral cooperation is key to achieving such an enoromous undertaking.

Egyptian and Japanese experts from the main 3 groups of artifacts: wood, mural paintings and textile, they promptly started condition check of the target artifacts which are currently located in Egyptian Museum of Cairo and store room in Giza.

Currently 15 of the main Japanese experts are doing the condition check together with the Egyptian counterparts, however, later on the number of experts engaged in this project will be over 40 experts from various specialtiies.