The wall painting conservation project at the Mogao Grottoes, a partnership of the Getty Conservation Institute with China's State Administration of Cultural Heritage undertaken in collaboration with the Dunhuang Academy, aims to identify and understand, through investigation and research, the causes and mechanisms (more)

Information Gathering & Assessment

Background and bibliographic research

Scientific Investigation

Understanding original materials and deterioration processes

Conservation Planning & Implementation

Development and implementation of intervention strategies

Condition Monitoring

Development and implementation of a condition monitoring program

Presentation, Interpretation &
Visitation Policy

Development and implementation of safe and appropriate visitation measures

Dissemination & Training

Making available project methodology and results

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