ARCE Georgia: Conservation Conversation - Treating two Ptolemaic Mummies from the Carlos Museum’s Senusret Collection of Egyptian Art
Registration is required
Presented by: Consulting conservator Mimi Leveque and Carlos Museum Chief Conservator Renée Stein
Co-sponsored by the Carlos Museum and the Georgia Chapter of the American Research Center in Egypt
- 4:00 PM EDT Georgia
In this "Conservation Conversation," Ms. Leveque and Ms. Stein will discuss their work in a "pop-up" conservation lab in Ackerman Hall from June 7-19, where they are examining, documenting, and stabilizing these mummies to prepare them for display in 2023.
Consulting conservator Mimi Leveque and Carlos Museum Chief Conservator Renee Stein discuss their work on two Ptolemaic mummies, a woman named Taosiris and a man know as "Padibastet." These well-preserved mummies likely originated in the ancient city of Akhmim in Upper Egypt and came into the Carlos Museum in 2018 as part of the Senusret Collection. Conservators Renee Stein and Mimi Leveque have extensive experience researching and treating ancient Egyptian funerary objects and mummies, having last worked together on the Carlos Museum's Old Kingdom Mummy in 2010-2011. Watch a video about that project HERE.