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Behind the SEEN: De-Restoring a 4,000-Year-Old Egyptian Relief
Stories from museum conservators about objects in the museum’s permanent collection.
Objects conservator Paul Benson shares the story behind the decision to “de-restore” the 4,000-year-old Ny-ankh-Nesewt, an Egyptian low-relief sculpture carved out of limestone. Discover what “de-restoring” means, as well as fascinating insights into the work, its creation and preservation through time.
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