fig 12. CONSERVATION OF AN ICON DEPICTING JESUS CHRIST. FROM A GRAVEYARD OF SPIDERS TO A GOLDEN TREASURE
fig 12. After washing the hardened soot and dirt yielded better to the further processing with tri-ammonium-citrate. The process presented us unexpectedly with exciting pieces of art. Namely, the parts being cleansed left contours of soot and dirt on the filter paper. These contours followed the pattern of the cover.