Conservation Image Tomb of Nefertari (1986–1992)
A project of the Getty Conservation Institute

A detailed view of Pillar II in Chamber K (the burial chamber) before final treatment. Here the goddess Isis offers the ankh, the symbol of life, to Nefertari. Visible in the center are small strips of Japanese mulberry bark paper, applied to a crack during emergency treatment. Photo: Guillermo Aldana.