DETERIORATION FACTORS FACING MURAL PAINTINGS IN EL SAKAKENY PALACE (PROBLEMS AND SOLUTIONS)

By September 25, 2016Vol. 2.3

By Kholod K.Salama, Mona F.Ali, and Abubakr M. Moussa

ABSTRACT
In the present study, an investigation has been undertaken in to El Sakakeny palace back to the 19th century
and built by Antonio Laschiac. It is initially located in El Sakakeny square in Egypt. The investigation used
to focus to the deterioration factors with it’s discoloration and mural paintings. The investigation revealed
that the most vital deterioration factor facing the mural paintings in El Sakakeny palace is the daily sun light
and the groundwater which appeared in the amount of salts. The effect of all deterioration factors can be
prevented by using simple ways from the preventive conservation.

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