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 […]

More analysis with X-Ray by the Japanese and Egyptian conservators

Discussion about X-ray radiography work

Following the previous analysis, The Japanese and Egyptian diagnostic analysis and wood teams have conducted X-Ray photography. This time the team not only have conducted Digital X-ray photography but also the traditional X-Ray photography using films. The panels required for digital X-Ray photography are heavy and thick, which may not […]

The Third JCC Meeting

3rd JCC meeting

The Third Joint Coordinating Committee was held by the Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM) and the Grand Egyptian Museum Joint Conservation Project (GEM-JC project) on November 29,2018. Under the supervision of the general supervisor of the GEM, Dr. Tarek Tawfik, and the senior representative of JICA Egypt, Mr. Matsuzaki Mizuki, the […]

Press Release: The transportation of the final target artifact is completed

This time, “The Grand Egyptian Museum Joint Conservation Project (GEM-JC project) has completed transporting the final pieces among the 72 target artifacts: Ini-Sneferu- Ishetef’s mural paintings. The Grand Egyptian Museum Joint Conservation Project is an international cooperation project implemented by Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), and managed by a joint […]