What can an object tell of itself? Our senses give us basic information about it, such as its appearance, size, shape, colour, even the traces that man, nature or time have impressed on it. Yet, all this is obviously not enough to reveal the whole story and the life cycle.
Archaeometry - a set of techniques used to study materials, production methods and the conservation history of finds – makes it possible to question objects: thanks to the growing interaction with the skills of chemistry, physics or radiology, the material heritage of the Egyptian Museum's collection reveals elements and news that would otherwise be inaccessible.
A network of institutions from all over the world that, through new technologies, place themselves at the service of the past to make visible what is invisible.