Merry Christmas!

The first year of the project started like yesterday. many different people from different specialities have been collaborating and working together to achieve no less than fantastic results. We look forward to continue our work after holidays and wish you all a merry Christmas and happy holidays. the Egyptian scribe […]

Wood Unpacking

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

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 […]

Second JCC held confirming the progress and discussing issues in implementation of the project

Second Joint Coordinating Committee was held on November 28th in the conference room nearby GEM-CC. The meeting was started by Dr. Tarek giving welcome speech, expressing the Government’s interest in GEM-JC project expressing how the Minister is always asking about the progress of work of GEM construction project as well […]

Textile team starts discussion on preparation of mount

Textile team started discussing on 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 types […]