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Conservation and Technical Study of Deteriorated Wood from the Abydos Middle Cemetery, Egypt ProjectGrantee: Suzanna Davis and Claudia Chemello, Kelsey Museum of Archaeology, University of Michigan
Objective: The AEF committee is very pleased to support this project to develop international conservation guidelines for the treatment of severely deteriorated wood using material excavated from the Abydos Middle Cemetery Project. A team of scientists from the U.S. and Egypt will examine wooden artifacts excavated over a period of 13 years, consider conservation issues and make recommendations for excavation, conservation treatment and long term preservation of such material.
INTERNATIONAL COUNCIL OF MUSEUMS
The International Council of Museums, in an effort to fight against illicit traffic in cultural goods, compiles the Emergency Red List of Egyptian Cultural Objects at Risk. This list aims to help art and heritage professionals and law enforcement officials identify Egyptian objects that are protected by national and international legislations. View the Red List for Egypt.