The German company Henkel, specialised in adhesives material, will take part in the restoration of Tutankhamun’s gold mask, the company announced in a press statement Wednesday.
Henkel agreed with German archaeologist Christian Eckmann, head of the Egyptian-German team, to use the company’s adhesive material after it conducted careful studies to restore the golden mask and return it to the Egyptian Museum, according to the company’s statement.
Henkel will provide the high-tech adhesive material to properly restore the chin, and will bear the cost of restoration. Henkel’s products are used in heavy-duty industries, in land, marine, and aero transportation, and applied in metals, electronics, construction, and craftsmen industries.
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