Workshop: Modern Scientific Methods for the Conservation, Display, and Storage of Archaeological Wood

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The Bibliotheca Alexandrina Manuscript and Antiquities Museums are organizing a workshop entitled “Modern Scientific Methods for theConservation, Display, and Storage of Archaeological WoodApplied on Wooden Manuscript Coverson” from 10 to 12 November 2020, at 11:00 am, in the Bibliotheca Alexandrina Conference Center, Meeting Room E.

The workshop is delivered by Dr. Said Abdel-Hamid Hassan, Wood Restoration Expert and General Director in the Egyptian Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities. The workshop showcases the best practices and modern scientific methods in curing and maintaining archaeological wood in general, and colored and gold-plated wood in particular, as applied on some wooden manuscript covers, as well as on many other wooden antiquities and artifacts, such as icons, wooden artifacts, and paintings.

To view the workshop's program, please click here.