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  1. Historic preservation should be integrated into the broader framework of urban development. This makes preservation through local comprehensive planning a good option. However, few local comprehensive plans ha...

    Authors: Luchen Zhang, Yuexing Tang and Yang Chen
    Citation: Heritage Science 2022 10:192
  2. The addition of protein-based additives (e.g. milk, egg white, animal blood) into lime mortars can improve mortar properties such as workability, strengths and durability. With the intent to understand how and...

    Authors: Kun Zhang, Yufan Zhang, Yan Liu, Lu Wang, Lu He, Taoling Dong, Ruicong Lu, Yue Zhang and Fuwei Yang
    Citation: Heritage Science 2022 10:190
  3. Using past material and spiritual remains, cultural heritage examines communities’ identity formation across time. Cultural heritage requires public and private institutions to care about its restoration, main...

    Authors: Anibal Alviz-Meza, Manuel H. Vásquez-Coronado, Jorge G. Delgado-Caramutti and Daniel J. Blanco-Victorio
    Citation: Heritage Science 2022 10:189
  4. Red slipped and painted wares (RSW and RPW) were manufactured to cook, serve, or store foods and liquids in the middle Yangtze River valley (MYRV) of China some 8500 and 7800 years ago, respectively. Their pri...

    Authors: Tao Li, Guoyuan Li, Zongyang Li, Tengfei Wu, Hui Tian, Siwei Shan and Lihua Wang
    Citation: Heritage Science 2022 10:188
  5. With the recent need to decrease energy use and promote indoor thermal comfort in overheating conditions, attention has been drawn to the passive cooling function of courtyards. This paper aims to determine th...

    Authors: M. Gabriela Toris-Guitron, Carlos J. Esparza-López, Aníbal Luna-León and Carlos Escobar-del Pozo
    Citation: Heritage Science 2022 10:187
  6. Buildings should be constructed such that their energy efficiency is high in different climatic conditions while providing acceptable thermal comfort at the same time. Climatic and architectural incompatibilit...

    Authors: Mohammad Sadegh Taher Tolou Del, Susan Bayat and Niloofar Zojaji
    Citation: Heritage Science 2022 10:185
  7. Origins of medieval lead artefacts are hard to establish due to re-smelting and mixing. One can obtain conclusive evidence from ingots that served for bulk trade and originated directly from the mines. This pa...

    Authors: Beata Miazga, Paweł Duma, Paweł Cembrzyński, Milena Matyszczak and Jerzy Piekalski
    Citation: Heritage Science 2022 10:184
  8. Gelatin, sourced from collagen, is an acid-, alkali- or enzymatically hydrolysed product obtained from animal skins and bones. Gelatin has been widely used for the manufacture of various cultural objects, e.g....

    Authors: Haruki Kuramata, Miho Hashiba, Yuriko Kai, Kazuhisa Nishizawa, Tsuyoshi Inoue, Takane Kikuchi-Ueda, Manabu Uetsuki, Kazuya Yamauchi, Akira Fujisawa and Hiroyuki Oshikane
    Citation: Heritage Science 2022 10:183
  9. Ancient protein analysis provides clues to human life and diseases from ancient times. Paleoproteomics has the potential to give a better understanding of the modes of fabrication of ancient materials, their c...

    Authors: Abdelrazek Elnaggar, Aya Osama, Ali Mostafa Anwar, Shahd Ezzeldin, Salma Abou Elhassan, Hassan Ebeid, Marco Leona and Sameh Magdeldin
    Citation: Heritage Science 2022 10:182
  10. Understanding how the evolving molecular composition of an oil paint layer on its transition to an aged solid film affects its dimensional change and mechanical properties is fundamental to the assessment of m...

    Authors: Arkadiusz Janas, Marion F. Mecklenburg, Laura Fuster-López, Roman Kozłowski, Patrick Kékicheff, Damien Favier, Cecil Krarup Andersen, Mikkel Scharff and Łukasz Bratasz
    Citation: Heritage Science 2022 10:181
  11. Home has always been an important topic in research. In each region, houses change over time under different economic, social, cultural, climatic, and other conditions. Although these gradual changes have occu...

    Authors: Rahil Nadoomi, Ali Sharghi, Mehdi Sheybani and Bahram Saleh Sedghpour
    Citation: Heritage Science 2022 10:180
  12. The accessioning of ancient textiles into museum collections often requires objective information regarding the object’s appropriateness and authenticity before purchase or gift acceptance. In the case of colo...

    Authors: Gregory D. Smith, Victor J. Chen, Amanda Holden, Negar Haghipour and Laura Hendriks
    Citation: Heritage Science 2022 10:179
  13. The supply of coins and their metal materials is important for state governance. Many details about the monetary supply network in ancient China still need to be verified. In this paper, 15 early Tang dynasty ...

    Authors: Ding Ma, Yongqiang Wang, Jun Yang, Yanqi Bi and Wugan Luo
    Citation: Heritage Science 2022 10:178
  14. Bronze drums of Types Beiliu and Lingshan, two of the eight types of bronze drums in China, represent the highest level of bronze industry in Guangxi during the Han and Tang dynasties. Because of their distinc...

    Authors: Qiuyan Lu, Yanxiang Li, Guisen Zou and Shiyang Gong
    Citation: Heritage Science 2022 10:175
  15. This paper proposes a supervised segmentation method for detecting surface changes based on appearance attributes, focusing on cultural heritage metal surfaces. Reflectance Transformation Imaging (RTI) reconst...

    Authors: Sunita Saha, Amalia Siatou, Alamin Mansouri and Robert Sitnik
    Citation: Heritage Science 2022 10:173
  16. Control of temperature and relative humidity in storage areas and exhibitions is crucial for long-term preservation of cultural heritage objects. This paper explores the possibilities for developing a proactiv...

    Authors: Christian Boesgaard, Birgit Vinther Hansen, Ulla Bøgvad Kejser, Søren Højlund Mollerup, Morten Ryhl-Svendsen and Noah Torp-Smith
    Citation: Heritage Science 2022 10:176
  17. This study presents archaeometric analyses of glazed tiles produced with the cut-mosaic technique to reveal information about the Anatolian Seljuk period’s architecture and ceramic technology. The Persian Selj...

    Authors: Çetin Öztürk, Gülsu Şimşek Franci and İhsan Murat Kuşoğlu
    Citation: Heritage Science 2022 10:174
  18. Cultural heritage treasures are precious communal assets that show the past human legacy. It depicts present and future way of life as well as cultural values of a society, and enhances solidarity and social i...

    Authors: Habtamu Mekonnen, Zemenu Bires and Kassegn Berhanu
    Citation: Heritage Science 2022 10:172
  19. Daylight fluorescent pigments with their intense color effects have attracted great interest among artists since their market launch in the mid-twentieth century. Since then they have been widely used in the v...

    Authors: Lukas Reiß, Thomas Prestel and Sarah Giering
    Citation: Heritage Science 2022 10:171
  20. This study evaluates the effectiveness of microblasting with powdered cellulose for the dry-cleaning of canvases. Various surface cleaning tests were conducted by microblasting on the reverse of canvas paintin...

    Authors: Iris Bautista-Morenilla, Cristina Ruiz-Recasens, Manuel Ángel Iglesias-Campos and Marta Oriola-Folch
    Citation: Heritage Science 2022 10:170
  21. The new phase of study and revision of the Palaeolithic art of the Cova de les Meravelles, as well as the advances made in the field of 3D documentation in recent years, have motivated a new documentation camp...

    Authors: Ana Cantó, José Luis Lerma, Rafael Martínez Valle and Valentín Villaverde
    Citation: Heritage Science 2022 10:169
  22. The exhibition Matisse: The Red Studio allowed for an in-depth study of The Red Studio (1911) and six of the works featured in the painting by Henri Matisse (1869–1954) of his studio in Issy-les-Moulineaux near P...

    Authors: Abed Haddad, Gianluca Pastorelli, Annette S. Ortiz Miranda, Loa Ludvigsen, Silvia A. Centeno, Isabelle Duvernois, Caroline Hoover, Michael Duffy, Anny Aviram and Lynda Zycherman
    Citation: Heritage Science 2022 10:168

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  23. Vincent van Gogh’s painting Congregation Leaving the Reformed Church in Nuenen from the collection of the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam was executed in 1884 and partially repainted by the artist in 1885. The paint...

    Authors: Magdalena Iwanicka, Patrizia Moretti, Kathrin Pilz, Brenda Doherty, Laura Cartechini, Muriel Geldof, Suzan de Groot, Costanza Miliani and Piotr Targowski
    Citation: Heritage Science 2022 10:167
  24. Microbial communities in tomb soil change during archaeological excavation, and these changes can accelerate the deterioration of buried heritage. In this study, a high-throughput sequencing method was used to...

    Authors: Lei Zhu, Qin Fang and Tianxiao Li
    Citation: Heritage Science 2022 10:166
  25. The popular involvement of amorphous calcium carbonate (ACC) in organisms, usually via a complicated non-classical crystallization pathway, has aroused interest in the scientific community. In recent years, a ...

    Authors: Wenwen Wang, Shuzhe Wang, Qiang Liu, Xiaofei Wang, Jianfeng Zhu, Hongjie Luo and Shidong Ji
    Citation: Heritage Science 2022 10:165
  26. The Northern Wei Dynasty (386–534 CE) murals of Cave 254 in the Mogao Grottoes, China, have been extensively affected by pigment color changes and fading. These issues severely hinder efforts to correctly unde...

    Authors: Chai Bolong, Yu Zongren, Sun Manli, Shan Zhongwei, Zhao Jinli, Shui Biwen, Wang Zhuo, Yin Yaopeng and Su Bomin
    Citation: Heritage Science 2022 10:164
  27. The archaeological site of Adulis lays on the Red Sea Coast of Eritrea and during Late antiquity played a significant role in interregional commerce among the Mediterranean, the Red Sea and the Indian Ocean co...

    Authors: Abraham Zerai, Camilla Guerrini, Jeannette J. Łucejko, Erika Ribechini, Anna Piccirillo, Serena Massa, Chiara Mandelli, Tsegai Medin, Alessandro Re, Alessandro Lo Giudice, Patrizia Davit and Monica Gulmini
    Citation: Heritage Science 2022 10:162
  28. Covered tightly by a thin leather skin, three early seventeenth-century cornetts from the collection of the Rijksmuseum were examined with the focus on their construction and manufacturing. One cornett of the ...

    Authors: Jan Dorscheid, Francien G. Bossema, Paul van Duin, Sophia B. Coban, Robert van Liere, K. Joost Batenburg and Giovanni Paolo Di Stefano
    Citation: Heritage Science 2022 10:161
  29. Understanding canvas paintings as physical systems is fundamental to develop evidence-based environmental specifications for museums. A number of tests were carried out to determine mechanical properties of ca...

    Authors: Arkadiusz Janas, Laura Fuster-López, Cecil Krarup Andersen, Angel Vicente Escuder, Roman Kozłowski, Katarzyna Poznańska, Aleksandra Gajda, Mikkel Scharff and Łukasz Bratasz
    Citation: Heritage Science 2022 10:160
  30. The wood photodegradation, including discolouration caused by exposure to UV and solar radiation, has been intensively studied, while the effect of artificial lighting on wood has been little investigated. In ...

    Authors: Dace Cirule, Edgars Kuka, Ingeborga Andersone and Bruno Andersons
    Citation: Heritage Science 2022 10:158
  31. The Foyemiaowan-Xindiantai cemetery, with more than 10,000 tombs, is located in north-west Gansu Province. The cemetery was active during the Sixteen-State Period of the Western Jin Dynasty (265–439 CE). As th...

    Authors: Qiangbing Wei, Yanxiang Li, Thilo Rehren, Honglian Ma, Xiuhui Li and Jianli Chen
    Citation: Heritage Science 2022 10:159
  32. Most garments in museum collections have belonged to people of high societal status. Clothing of the common people, however, has rarely been preserved. Because of this, the conservation of such rare items is o...

    Authors: Yoram Ray Goedhart, Katrien Keune, Suzan Meijer and Arian van Asten
    Citation: Heritage Science 2022 10:157
  33. Throughout history, the different cycles of change that traditional commercial centres (bazaars) have undergone in different Islamic cities call attention to the hidden abilities insuring their resilience unti...

    Authors: Havva Tlemsani Bozdağ, Rachida Benabbou and Tulin Vural Arslan
    Citation: Heritage Science 2022 10:154
  34. Many degradation processes of cultural heritage objects are associated with unsuitable microclimatic conditions. One of the most ubiquitous deteriorations is the crystallization of salts in pores, which can ac...

    Authors: Yao Zhang, Deshan Cui, Xun Bao, Shiyi Liu, Hong Guo and Bo Li
    Citation: Heritage Science 2022 10:155
  35. In this paper, pulsed infrared thermography is applied to the study of a mold casting Chinese bronze lei 罍 dated to the late Shang dynasty (c.a.1250–1050 BC), currently housed in the Capital Normal University Mus...

    Authors: Xue Yang, Beichen Chen, Gangbo Hu, Xiangyu Wang, Wei Fang, Jianan Zhang, Ning Tao and Guangkuo Yuan
    Citation: Heritage Science 2022 10:152
  36. As typical artifacts of the Ba-Shu culture, bronze dagger-axes have always been highly valued by academia. Underneath-blade bronze dagger-axes were utilized widely in both the Central Plains and southwest Chin...

    Authors: Yuexuan Li, Yingdong Yang, Tianyou Wang, Xiaoting Wang and Wugan Luo
    Citation: Heritage Science 2022 10:151
  37. The Oddy test is an accelerated ageing test used to determine whether a material is appropriate for the storage, transport, or display of museum objects. The levels of corrosion seen on coupons of silver, copp...

    Authors: Emily R. Long, Alayna Bone, Eric M. Breitung, David Thickett and Josep Grau-Bové
    Citation: Heritage Science 2022 10:150
  38. Stone is a characteristic element in the construction of buildings and monuments in the Middle Ages in Spain. This is so mainly due to its durability and, in baptismal fonts, specifically, its symbolism: Jesus...

    Authors: María Araceli Calvo-Serrano, Rafael Ortiz-Cordero, Rafael E. Hidalgo-Fernandez, Francisco Javier Mesas-Carrascosa, Francisco de Paula Montes-Tubío and Paula Triviño-Tarradas
    Citation: Heritage Science 2022 10:149
  39. Cultural heritage is closely linked with individual historical figures, who become a key focus for cultural tourism. Confucianism laid the foundation for much of Chinese civilization, and Confucius and Mencius...

    Authors: Zhanling Fan, Chongcheng Chen and Hongyu Huang
    Citation: Heritage Science 2022 10:148
  40. The systematic investment and rearrangement of the unearthed artefacts of Longtoushan Royal Cemetery of the Bohai Kingdom have provided a bunch of new information for the archaeometallurgy research on non-ferr...

    Authors: Chenyuan Li, Song Wu, Qiang Li, Yubin Song, Ying Jia and Yanxiang Li
    Citation: Heritage Science 2022 10:147
  41. In order to democratize the preventive conservation of most listed buildings, we need to have an affordable tool that allows controlling their main vital signs. Complex and costly control installations, such a...

    Authors: Jesús Oliveros-Esco, Luis Gracia-Villa and Belinda López-Mesa
    Citation: Heritage Science 2022 10:146
  42. Iron-gall inks are an essential element of our written cultural heritage that is at risk of a total loss due to degradation. This degradation leads to the loss of the support, particularly the cellulose-based ...

    Authors: Maria João Melo, Vanessa Otero, Paula Nabais, Natércia Teixeira, Fernando Pina, Conceição Casanova, Sara Fragoso and Sílvia O. Sequeira
    Citation: Heritage Science 2022 10:145

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