In May, was signed the four-year agreement with the Egyptian Museum of Turin and Creative Commons Italy and from that point on, work began in more detail on the activity addendum. The Museo Egizio, the Egyptian Museum of Turin, is the oldest Nilotic museum in the world and it is one of the most important Italian GLAM institutions that made available under a free Creative Commons license the digital images of his collection, using CC BY 2.0 for almost 3,000 of the approximately 40,000 objects. In addition through this collaboration the museum will make available the content and digital reproductions of its collections with the most open tools and licenses possible, adopting the Creative Commons tools and licenses, compatible with open access, most suitable for the various types of content and materials shared.
In December, the museum shares the database related to the pieces of the collection displayed in the halls and 2383 folders with images, each containing several photographs in tif format for a total of 450 GB. The transfer is done directly from the museum site to Wikimedia Italia's Nextlcoud instance via the "RCLONE" tool. More details on the import can be found on Meta.
The images are very high definition and are scheduled to be uploaded to Wikimedia Commons in 2023; in the meantime, a specific property has been created on Wikidata for the Museum. The property P11414 Museo Egizio in Turin ID, in now the authority identification for an object in the collections of the Museo Egizio in Turin.