Wednesday, 8 June 2011

The Norwich Shroud

The British Museum's Blog describes the fascinating conservation journey of an Egyptian shroud from the Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery.

From January to May 2011, conservators and curators from Norwich and the British Museum conserved and studied the piece. Initially, the shroud was rolled and not much was known about it. With its unrolling and subsequent investigative conservation came many surprises...

The first post can be seen here, and the last here

More about the Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery collections can be seen here 

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