Award Win For Lost Wall Paintings

2020-02-21T11:48:35+00:00

The conservation project for Tobit Curties Associates, undertaken in late 2014, at St Martin's Church Bilborough, on the damaged and partially lost 1940s Evelyn Gibbs wall paintings, has won the 2015 SPAB John Betjeman Award.  A little article [...]

Award Win For Lost Wall Paintings2020-02-21T11:48:35+00:00

Conservation of Theban Temples and Tombs Symposium

2020-03-01T11:37:57+00:00

Last week was the inaugural conference on the Conservation of Theban Temples and Tombs, Luxor, organised by Susanne Brinkmann and Christina Verbeek, and sponsored by the Gerda Henkel Foundation. The conference was a one day event, and [...]

Conservation of Theban Temples and Tombs Symposium2020-03-01T11:37:57+00:00

1960s Wall Paintings at the Marsam/Sheik Ali Hotel, Luxor, Egypt

2020-03-01T11:40:37+00:00

While working on various conservation projects in the Theban Necropolis in Luxor, including some covered in this blog: Conservation of a New Tomb; The Colossi of Memnon, Thebes, Luxor, Egypt, the teams have stayed at the legendary [...]

1960s Wall Paintings at the Marsam/Sheik Ali Hotel, Luxor, Egypt2020-03-01T11:40:37+00:00

3D Replica and the Search for the Tomb of Nefertiti

2020-02-22T08:46:51+00:00

The search for a hidden tomb behind a wall of Tutankhamun's burial chamber: Tutankhamun's Tomb: Evidence Grows for Hidden Chamber, last week resulted in the announcement by Egypt's antiquities minister Mamdouh Eldamaty that there is an 'approximately 90 [...]

3D Replica and the Search for the Tomb of Nefertiti2020-02-22T08:46:51+00:00

Hidden Layers Beneath a Painting’s Surface

2020-02-22T08:49:31+00:00

I came across this fascinating article about an interactive interface created by Met Media Lab intern Betty Quinn, which allows museum visitor to explore the hidden layers of paintings.  The technology used to produce this interface were non-invasive [...]

Hidden Layers Beneath a Painting’s Surface2020-02-22T08:49:31+00:00