New website about restoration of Egyptian shroud officially launched
The website about conservation of the Egyptian shroud from the collection of The Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts was officially launched on the 9th of December, 2015. This website will present all the new information on the comprehensive research of the shroud, as well as each step of the conservation process. A series of documentaries named Restoration of the Ancient Shroud is being created specifically for this purpose.
The visitors of the website can already take a look at the high resolution photographs of the shroud, read about its history and watch the first two episodes of the series, the one telling a story of Vladimir Golenishchev's collection of Egyptian antiquities, and another about the Radiographic examinations of the shroud conducted at the Museum's laboratory.
News reports on the launch of the website and the beginning of conservation process (in Russian):
- Channel One Russia: http://www.1tv.ru/news/culture/297916, http://www.1tv.ru/news/culture/297930
- Russia-K: http://tvkultura.ru/article/show/article_id/145541/
- Russian News Agency TASS: http://tass.ru/obschestvo/2513936