18 episodes

On the 1st and 2nd September 2014, the Ashmolean Museum was proud to host the Understanding Egyptian Collections: Innovative display and research projects in museums conference. Looking at the exciting and interestnig ways in which museum conservators and egyptologists display ancient Egyptian artefacts and collections. From ways of conserving thousand year old mummies to restoring collosal statues, the conference finds new ways to conserve and display ancient objects.

Understanding Egyptian Collections: Innovative display and research projects in museums Oxford University

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On the 1st and 2nd September 2014, the Ashmolean Museum was proud to host the Understanding Egyptian Collections: Innovative display and research projects in museums conference. Looking at the exciting and interestnig ways in which museum conservators and egyptologists display ancient Egyptian artefacts and collections. From ways of conserving thousand year old mummies to restoring collosal statues, the conference finds new ways to conserve and display ancient objects.

    • video
    Egypt and the Ashmolean – 5 millennia of collections care part two

    Egypt and the Ashmolean – 5 millennia of collections care part two

    Mark Norman, Head of Conservation, Ashmolean Museum, concludes his talk at the Understanding Egyptian Collections conference

    • 15 min
    • video
    Ancient Worlds: Open Data, Mobile Web, Haptics, Digital Touch

    Ancient Worlds: Open Data, Mobile Web, Haptics, Digital Touch

    Stephen Devine, Digital Communications Officer, and Sam Sportun, Collection Care Manager/Senior Conservator, Manchester Museum give a talk for the Understanding Egyptian Collections conference.

    • 29 min
    • video
    Bringing it all together in the Artifact Lab: Conservation, research, display, interpretation

    Bringing it all together in the Artifact Lab: Conservation, research, display, interpretation

    Molly Gleeson, Rockwell Project Conservator, Penn Museum, University of Pennsylvania, gives a talk at the Understanding Egyptian Collections conference.

    • 22 min
    • video
    Reflecting on Egyptian Pigments: the use of Fibre Optic Reflectance Spectroscopy (FORS) for pigment analysis at the Fitzwilliam Museum

    Reflecting on Egyptian Pigments: the use of Fibre Optic Reflectance Spectroscopy (FORS) for pigment analysis at the Fitzwilliam Museum

    Jennifer Marchant, Antiquities Conservator and Abigail Granville, Pigment Analyst, Fitzwilliam Museum, University of Cambridge, give a talk at the Understanding Egyptian Collections conference. Disclaimer: All reasonable efforts have been made to identify and contact the coppright holders. If you hold or administer rights for the content published here, please contact us.

    • 30 min
    • video
    On not exhibiting a corpse: the Mummy Chamber, Brooklyn Museum

    On not exhibiting a corpse: the Mummy Chamber, Brooklyn Museum

    Lisa Bruno, Head Objects Conservator, Brooklyn Museum, gives a talk at the Understanding Egyptian Collections conference.

    • 21 min
    • video
    King Menkaure in Motion: the metamorphosis of a Monolithic royal sculpture from the Old Kingdom

    King Menkaure in Motion: the metamorphosis of a Monolithic royal sculpture from the Old Kingdom

    Susanne Gänsicke, Conservator; Matthew Siegal, Chair of Conservation and Collections Management, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, gives a talk for the Understanding Egyptian Collections conference

    • 23 min

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