The documentation and mounting preparation works of the textile artifacts are continued at GEM-CC’s Organic lab, after which the Japanese textile experts came from Japan by mid-September to discuss the work done and the work plan for the future.
For the past two weeks, the organic lab’s team at the Grand Egyptian Museum Conservation Center (GEM-CC) has been documenting the project’s target textile artifacts. Everyday, several artifacts have been photographed using a documentation camera. This documentation is usually done before, during and after conservation to document the condition of […]
Members of the Organic Conservation Lab in the Grand Egyptian Museum Conservation Center 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 in near future. The team has continued their work with Organic Japanese […]
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 […]
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 […]
Staying for two weeks, Mr. Ogasawara and Mr. Watanabe, two highly professional photographers, came from Japan equipped with a high resolution camera that can capture up to 80 mega pixels quality photos, with which they carried out the high resolution photographing of the lead artifacts. Such a high-end camera and […]
As the artifacts arrive to GEM-CC and get unpacked, the fumigation team always makes necessary visual inspection and decides the procedures for following fumigation. After visual inspection by the fumigation team, if fumigation deemed necessary, it will go on to the next process. In the case of our Follow Artifacts, […]
The Japanese experts (Dr. Mie Ishii and Midori Yokoyama) from the textile team has arrived on 4th of February, 2017. The team’s mission is to confirm the current condition and to prepare for documentation, also to finalize the conservation team and the conservation policy. Many meetings were held to confirm the transportation […]