This autumn saw the first phase of a multidisciplinary project under the leadership of Prof Martina Ullmann of the Ludwig Maximilians University Munich, undertaken at the Egyptian Museum Cairo, on the wall paintings from the Temple of Amenhotep [...]
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I undertook two phases of work at a grade II* listed 17th century Cotswold manor house in spring and summer 2022, following a conservation assessment of the wall paintings in the western of the manor house’s two gatehouses [...]
For the past year I have been working for the British Museum, as a part of the EU project ‘Transforming the Egyptian Museum Cairo’ on the conservation of the wall painting from Tomb 100 at Hierakonpolis. Dating from [...]
Last month, when site work and travel were still a reality I worked on a fascinating conservation project on domestic wall paintings in a house in a village outside Oxford. Cromwell House dates from around 1600 and is [...]
The Chantry Library, the reference collection of conservation literature owned and managed by the Oxford Conservation Consortium, has introduced a series of subject bibliographies to its website, with the aim of providing curated information through key information sources [...]
At the end of November 2018 I was invited to attend the international conference on NANOmaterials for the RESToration of works of ART, (NANORESTART ), held at the National Museum of Denmark in Copenhagen. The conference marked the [...]
Two Saturdays ago a workshop on advanced imaging techniques was held at the Egypt Exploration Society in London. It was taught by Dr Kathryn Piquette, of the UCL Centre for Digital Humanities. The purpose of the workshop [...]
I have just completed a phase of conservation work at Magdalen College Oxford’s historic Dining Hall. I was asked to undertake the conservation treatment of three historically fascinating areas of C16th carved and painted panelling set within [...]
I have been excited recently to have the opportunity to peruse the Oxford-based Chantry Library https://chantrylibrary.org/how-to/. This an important reference collection of conservation literature which has been owned and managed by the Oxford Conservation Consortium since 2016, following [...]
January and February saw the 2018 season of the Archaeological Mission to the Theban Necropolis of the Université libre de Bruxelles, and the University of Liège (MANT). The mission has the concession for the study and conservation [...]