Merry Christmas!

The first year of the project started just like yesterday. many different people from different specialties have been collaborating and working together to achieve no less than fantastic results. We are looking forward to continuing our work after the holidays and we wish you all a merry Christmas and happy […]

Wood Unpacking

December 20 (Wed) Unpacking of objects While many people are watching the Tutankhamun’s chariot and textiles transported from the Egyptian Archaeology Museum and unpacked at GEM-CC. Egyptians and Japanese, everyone on the spot, concentrate on the boxes at the moment of opening them. Conservators check the condition of the object […]

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 team starts discussing the preparation of mount

The Textile team has started discussing the specification of the mount. Mount is a essential factor in terms of both exhibition and preventive conservation. Textile team, informed with final display design, started discussion on mounting methods with many stakeholders including display planners, curators, and conservators. In the meetings, 4 different […]