The Transportation of King Tutankhamun’s canopy to the Grand Egyptian Museum has been completed

The Grand Egyptian Museum Joint Conservation team members have completed the transportation of King Tutankhamun’s canopy. It is the last artifact to be transferred through our GEM-JC project, which is a joint project run by Grand Egyptian Museum, Ministry of Antiquities and Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA). Aiming to jointly […]

Investigating Tutankhamen’s textiles using multi-spectral imaging

Conservators at GEM-CC have been conducting multi-spectral imaging photography on Tutankhamen’s textiles to get more information about its condition, characteristics, etc. which are key information to finalize the documentation process. Multi-spectral imaging is a way of photography to capture image data within specific wavelength ranges across the electromagnetic spectrum allowing […]

The Conservation process for the mural paintings reaches its final stage

Since the first aid was completed and the mural paintings were safely transported to the conservation center, experts proceeded with investigating the paintings and getting rid of any infection. After the fumigation process was done, remedial conservation process had started. Currently, the mural painting team is using special conservation materials […]