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        Preserving a Mummy | Egypt's Treasure Guardians

        Learn the basics of archaeological restoration as the Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM) Conservation Centre lab team examines and opens a wooden sarcophagus with a mummy inside. The wood will require work—salts removed, paint restored. Conservators inject chemical fillers into cracks and attach loose flakes with acrylic. This sarcophagus and mummy are just two of 50,000 objects the Centre will restore before GEM opens to the public.


         

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