Category Archives: Museum Studies

Making Mounts for Artifacts.

Post by Shakhawan. In order to show objects in the exhibits of museums in a scientific and modern way that gives an aesthetic value, we have to choose suitable materials for object bases that should have the following characteristics such … Continue reading

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Examining and Storing a New Textile

Post by Ali. When a new textile comes into the museum, it needs to be examined before storing it.  For that we need to follow these steps: The textile is placed on a table and examined thoroughly in search of anything that … Continue reading

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A Trip to Slemani.

Post by Dena. At the beginning of the second module of the conservation course which started in March, and after our first home practicum projects had been discussed, then one of the advisory council members, Lois Olcott Price visited the … Continue reading

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Ivories from Nimrud.

Post by Mariana. Nimrud is located at a distance of 37 km to the south-east of the city of Mosul on the east bank of the Tigris River.  It was the second capital, coming after the Assyrian capital of Assur. … Continue reading

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Erbil Civilization Museum

Post by Rhezna The Erbil Civilization Museum was built in 1989 next to the archaeological site Qaling Agha hill. The museum consists of three halls, each hall contains artifacts of various ages. It is worth mentioning that the archaeological tools … Continue reading

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Collaboration Between Students

Post by Mohammed. During the program for the Advanced Students in the Iraqi Institute, they calibrated many types of equipment used for measuring temperature and humidity.  Students learn from many conservators around the world who come to teach in the … Continue reading

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