Updates

Tutankhamun Canopy analyzed and documented

The documentation and analysis work of the Tutankhamun Canopy has been moving forward smoothly since it arrived in GEM-CC in late June last year. The Egyptian experts continued the established procedures in the documentation and analysis. The process went relatively quicker given the fact that it was the last artifact […]

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 […]

Receiving and unpacking the last textile mount from Japan

The project covers all processes related to the conservation of the selected target textile artifacts which include the steps of remedial conservation but also the measures for preventive conservation. For fragile and sensitive textile target artifacts, the project dedicated more time in planning and designing three types of pressure mounts […]

GEM-CC cooperation with E-JUST in analysis

GEM-CC has a memorandum of understanding with E-JUST (Egypt-Japan University of Science and Technology), which is a research university set up in collaboration between the Japanese and Egyptian governments in 2010. Both organizations had agreed on the promotion of technological cooperation in the conservation of Egyptian cultural heritage, and cooperating […]