Diagnostic Analysis of King Tutankhamen’s Funerary beds

The wood Lab team in GEM-CC is conducting non-destructive analysis on King Tutankhamen’s beds, using portable fourier-transform infrared spectroscopy (FTIR), fibre- optic reflectance spectroscopy (FORS) and Raman spectroscopy, these analyses were based on previous results of multi spectral technique and portable XRF spectrometer. The conservators proceeded with diagnostic analysis to […]

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 […]

Textile Mounts Take Their Final Shape

The Organic Conservation Lab is working perseveringly to conduct the mounting process within its estimated time, by fabricating each object’s inner mounts, which will preserve and protect the artifacts during the period it’s displayed or stored. Egyptian and Japanese textile team members followed up with the proceeding work of measuring and […]

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 […]