Finalizing multispectral imaging on Tutankhamun’s Tunics

The documentation and analysis teams have been utilizing multispectral imaging techniques to document and analyze the textile artifacts, where they take photographs of each artifact under various wavelengths such as ultraviolet and infrared. Utilizing such techniques helps in identifying and confirming the presence of certain substances and compounds. Tutankhamun’s Tunics […]

Preparing the textile mounts for exhibition at GEM

The Egyptian textile team received the mount cases, which have been manufactured in Japan. after the arrival of the Japanese team to Cairo the team started checking the mount cases carefully for even the tiniest defect, which would affect the appearance of the textile object in the exhibition. Furthermore, the […]

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 […]