For Inheriting the Colorful Ancient Egyptian Artifacts to the Next Generations – Training Course of Conservation for Painted Objects

February 25 to March 7, 2013 The favorable Egyptian environmental conditions have resulted to preserve the ancient Egyptian artifacts in good condition. After their discoveries through the archaeological excavations, those artifacts, which are obviously considered as the longing objects of the world, have been inherited to us today. Some of […]

The Second Symposium of the Grand Egyptian Museum Conservation Center Conservation in Museums: Present and Future

The Grand Egyptian Museum Conservation Center (GEM-CC), the Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM) and the JICA GEM-CC Project together organized the second international symposium, titled “Conservation in Museums: Present and Future” on 2013/03/18 and 19 at “Le Mercure Sphinx Hotel near 3 Great Pyramids of Giza”. The First Symposium of the […]

Collection Management Training Course III

Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) provided the training course on Collection Management, the 1st term during December 2-13, 2012, the 2nd term during December 23-27, 2013 and the 3rd term during January 13-17, 2013. The collection of the museum is the most important properties for its activities. It is essential […]

Safe Transportation of Ancient Egyptian Artifacts Training Course: Packing and Transportation of Artifacts & Handling of Heavy Objects

About 100,000 artifacts are planned to be transported to the Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM). After these artifacts are conserved at the GEM Conservation Center (GEM-CC), the staff of the GEM-CC will transport them to the GEM for display. In order to ensure that the museum collection is exhibited without making […]

Science for Documentation of the Egyptian Cultural Heritage – JICA training course: Conservation Science 2

Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) provides assistance for not only Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM) construction financing, but also for technical assistance to the GEM Conservation Center (GEM-CC). As part of its program to support conservation, JICA provided the training course on Conservation Science during November 4-14, 2012. Previously, the conservators […]

Training Course on “Textile Conservation I”

The Grand Egyptian Museum Conservation Center (GEM-CC) Project of JICA conducted a training course on Textile Conservation from 14th to 17th October, 2012 at GEM-CC. The purpose of the training course was the trainees of GEM-CC to obtain necessary knowledge and the conservation techniques for conservation work of the ancient […]