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Chemical Conservation

Cultural heritage reflects the social, economical and political status of that period and hence conservation is necesssry to conserve cultural heritage for the future. Chemical Conservation of state protected monuments and artifacts which are on display and kept in the museums and the antiquties received under Indian Treaser Trov act 1878 is carried out by the Chemical Conservation Secction of the Directorate of Archaelogy Archives and museums.

Deterioration is a natural process. Every thing deteriorates with the passage of time. The rate of deterioration depends upon the surrounding atmosphere and  constitution of antiquities and nature of pollutants. Humidity play an improntant role in the process of deterioration.

Antiquities and monuments are effected by pollutants. Pollutants are dissipated by physical and chemical method. After dessipation of pollutants antiquities or monuments should be protected by preservation.

The problem found in  rock  painting and mural and Replica of Bagh Painting are macro and micro crack, Lack of adhesion , Lack of cohesion, effect of humidity, water seepage, temperature fluctuation, erosion, Lacunae,  U.V. rediation and human vandalisom treated with the help of appropriate regent lacuna were restored . Finally they are preserved by resin solution. 

Conservation of rock shelter painting of por ke dutta and putriyo ke dutta, Devra DIstt. Chattarpur and Murals of Raja Mahal, Jahangir Mahal, Moti Mahal Gwalior and Replica of Bagh Painting are main achievement of Chemical Conservation Cell.

Rock Cut Caves at Gwalior
Rock Rocks
Before Chemical Treatment Work After Chemical Treatment Work
Jahangir Mahal Orchha
jaha jahajir
Before Chemical Treatment Work After Chemical Treatment Work
Cenotaphs of Maharaja Indrajeet, Datia
Ceno Cenos
Before Chemical Treatment Work After Chemical Treatment Work
Main Gate of Cenotaphs Maharaja Parikshit, Datia
main
Before Chemical Treatment Work After Chemical Treatment Work
Charbhuja Temple, Amjhera Dist. Dhar
charbhuj charbhuj
Before Chemical Treatment Work After Chemical Treatment Work