Tag: egyptian art

Egyptian-themed publisher’s bindings by the Decorative Designers firm

Egyptian-themed publisher’s bindings by the Decorative Designers firm

During my hunt for more signed bindings in Fletcher Library, I came across these attractive publishers bindings. Both have a distinctive monogram on their front covers: an overlapping double “D”, which identifies them as the work of the Decorative Designers firm.

King Tut’s beard ‘hastily glued back on with epoxy’ – Telegraph

King Tut’s beard ‘hastily glued back on with epoxy’ – Telegraph The blue and gold braided beard on the burial mask of famed pharaoh Tutankhamun was hastily glued back on with epoxy, damaging the relic after it was knocked during cleaning, conservators at the Egyptian […]