Helen Sharp


Helen trained as a paper conservator at Northumbria University and joined the Western Art on Paper studio in 1991. She specialises in the conservation of papyrus.

Current projects

The Abnormal hieratic de Vaucelles papyrus.

Conservation of Demotic legal text.

Previous projects

Journey Through the Afterlife, Book of the Dead exhibition.


Sharp, H. 2016. Preliminary findings on the roll formation of the Greenfield papyrus. BMSAES 23, 115-134.

Taylor, J.H., B. Leach and H. Sharp. 2001. The history and conservation of the papyrus Tuy. The British Museum Technical Bulletin Vol.5. London, 95-104.