The Documentation of the Textile Artifacts Continues

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 […]

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 […]

Textile’s first condition check

In December 2016, the Egyptian textile team was ready to welcome the Japanese team to start working right away on confirming the target artifacts. The team started updating the database with the recent data. Also at the same time they conducted preliminary condition check to identify damages and their degrees. Since the Egyptians and […]