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  1. The development of innovative solutions for the conservation and the protection of historic aircraft is a recent and important issue raised in the cultural heritage field and represents the goal of the PROCRAF...

    Authors: Carla Martini, Elena Bernardi, Cecilia Velino, Luca Lorenzetti, Andrea Balbo, Federica Zanotto, Magali Brunet, Luc Robbiola, Elodie Guilminot and Cristina Chiavari
    Citation: Heritage Science 2024 12:16
  2. Many modern cultural object collections suffer from the problem of being obtained in unethical and illegal circumstances. Additionally, information about collections, including their status, object description...

    Authors: Adel Khelifi, Mark Altaweel, Mohammad Hashir, Tasoula Hadjitofi and Mohammad Ghazal
    Citation: Heritage Science 2024 12:15
  3. Numerous natural dyes were used to dye mediaeval Islamic paper from the tenth to the nineteenth century, using a variety of techniques. The objective of this research is to develop an analytical method using h...

    Authors: Hassan Ebeid, Fabiana Di Gianvincenzo, Irena Kralj Cigić and Matija Strlič
    Citation: Heritage Science 2024 12:13
  4. Semi-exposed relics within an air–soil system often have earthworks partially buried, leading to moisture migration and substantial salt accumulation. Salt accumulation threatens relic preservation, but destru...

    Authors: Yike Wang, Jiaxuan Li, Yin Xia, Bin Chang and Xilian Luo
    Citation: Heritage Science 2024 12:9
  5. Palm leaf manuscripts (PLMs) are of great importance in recording Buddhist Scriptures, medicine, history, philosophy, etc. Some damages occur during the use, spread, and preservation procedure. The comprehensi...

    Authors: Yue Wang, Ming Wen, Xiao Zhou, Feng Gao, Shuai Tian, Dan Jue, Hongmei Lu and Zhimin Zhang
    Citation: Heritage Science 2024 12:8
  6. Understanding the cultural characteristics and evolution of traditional dwellings in the context of ethnic integration is of great significance for protecting the diversity of residential cultural heritage of ...

    Authors: Chuanbiao Ding, Xiaolan Zhuo and Dawei Xiao
    Citation: Heritage Science 2024 12:3
  7. Visual analysis and authentication of artworks are challenging tasks central to art history and criticism. This preliminary study presents a computational tool for scholars examining and authenticating a restr...

    Authors: Hassan Ugail, David G. Stork, Howell Edwards, Steven C. Seward and Christopher Brooke
    Citation: Heritage Science 2023 11:268
  8. The Beijing-Hangzhou Grand Canal carries unique social and cultural significance as a world cultural heritage, but with the acceleration of global urbanization, it has potentially severe environmental risks un...

    Authors: Yixin Zhang, Zehui Jing, Qiuyue Huang, Xinyue Wang, Wenxin Sun, Chenyue Zhang, Jieqing Wang, Yujia Zhong, Jiesi Wang, Li Tan, Li Zheng, Bo Wang, Lifen Wang, Xiangli Sun, Jun Zhai, Weizhu Wang…
    Citation: Heritage Science 2023 11:269
  9. This work presents the results of a transdisciplinary analysis performed on Harward’s Almanac (Dublin, 1666), an extremely rare volume currently housed in the National Library of Ireland. The uniqueness and hi...

    Authors: Veronica Biolcati, James Woolley, Élodie Lévêque, Andrea Rossi, Anna Grace Hoffmann, Andrea Visentin, Pádraig Ó Macháin and Daniela Iacopino
    Citation: Heritage Science 2023 11:265
  10. The formation of decorative patterns on export porcelain has risen to the research dimension of cross-regional culture. The interplay between social elements and the formal evolution of export porcelain bowls ...

    Authors: Jinghui Ao, Weicong Li, Shanshan Ji and Simin Chen
    Citation: Heritage Science 2023 11:263
  11. Archaeological artifacts play important role in understanding the past developments of the humanity. However, the artifacts are often highly fragmented and degraded, with many details and parts missing due to ...

    Authors: Davit Gigilashvili, Hana Lukesova, Casper Fabian Gulbrandsen, Akash Harijan and Jon Yngve Hardeberg
    Citation: Heritage Science 2023 11:259
  12. This study systematically investigates the spatio-temporal distribution, influential factors, and conservation significance of 413 traditional villages in Xiangxi, China. Employing methods such as ArcGIS spati...

    Authors: Jiaji Zhu, Wenzhuo Xu, Yuhong Xiao, Jianyu Shi, Xijun Hu and Bingwen Yan
    Citation: Heritage Science 2023 11:261
  13. Underwater pottery relics salvaged from shipwrecks are vulnerable to physical, chemical and biological corrosion. In this study, the microscopic morphology and structural composition of glazed pottery fragment...

    Authors: Meng Zhao, Yang Zhai, Jing Zhao, Wenhui Zhou, Luo Zhao, Yan Ge, Kexin Zhang and Hongjie Luo
    Citation: Heritage Science 2023 11:260
  14. A total of 146 glass samples from Daoye, Daoye South, and Wujiancuo in southwestern Taiwan were subjected to elemental analysis using LA-ICP-MS and SEM–EDS. These samples cover a time span from the first to th...

    Authors: Kuan-Wen Wang, Laure Dussubieux, Yoshiyuki Iizuka, Kuang-ti Li and Cheng-hwa Tsang
    Citation: Heritage Science 2023 11:255
  15. The Sanxingdui site (4.4–2.9 ka B.P.) in southwestern China is considered one of the most significant archaeological discoveries of the twentieth century, which contains numerous codes for interpreting the ori...

    Authors: Yuming Guo, Fang Xiang, Honglin Ran, Zhenbin Xie, Qi Yang, Hengxu Huang and Li Ding
    Citation: Heritage Science 2023 11:258
  16. Modern technologies are commonly used to inventory different architectural or industrial objects (especially cultural heritage objects and sites) to generate architectural documentation or 3D models. The Terre...

    Authors: Jakub Markiewicz, Patryk Kot, Łukasz Markiewicz and Magomed Muradov
    Citation: Heritage Science 2023 11:254
  17. The Vajrasana pagoda is the only stone overturned-bowl pagoda among the 12 existing Vajrasana pagodas built during the Ming Dynasty in the Guandu District, Kunming City, Yunnan Province, China. The location of...

    Authors: Bo Li, Yao Zhang, Xun Bao, Yu Wang, Ying Zhang, Deshan Cui and Hong Guo
    Citation: Heritage Science 2023 11:253
  18. Regardless of the tremendous number of studies on ancient Chinese bronzes and fruitful understanding of the raw materials, technologies and their cultural significance, many related issues have still not been ...

    Authors: Huan Yang, Minghui Fang, Yihang Chang, Ruiliang Liu, Zhao Fang and Junchang Yang
    Citation: Heritage Science 2023 11:252
  19. The beginning of human settlement in the Hami Basin, located in the eastern part of Xinjiang, has been a focal question for the academic community in China. In particular, the thesis that the immigrating popul...

    Authors: Baodong Zeng, Tao Ma, Yongqiang Wang, Jie Zhang, Liangren Zhang and Xi’en Chang
    Citation: Heritage Science 2023 11:247
  20. The present paper presents the analytical study of an unusual Peruvian 1899 dinero coin whose authenticity has been questioned since the 1970’s. This coin, which is present in some numismatic collections although...

    Authors: Luis Ortega-San-Martín and Fabiola Bravo-Hualpa
    Citation: Heritage Science 2023 11:251
  21. The potential impact of vibration from nearby construction on four ancient stone statues in the Qingdao Museum was studied. Simulated but full-scale drilling, excavation and impact breaking were conducted to g...

    Authors: Weixiao Xu, Jixing Zhao, Weisong Yang, Dehu Yu, Lingling Qiu, Zhenlong Chen and Yusheng Qiu
    Citation: Heritage Science 2023 11:250
  22. The value of three-dimensional virtual objects are proven in a great variety of applications; their flexibility allowing for a substantial amount of utilization purposes. In cultural heritage this has been use...

    Authors: Markus Sebastian Bakken Storeide, Sony George, Aditya Sole and Jon Yngve Hardeberg
    Citation: Heritage Science 2023 11:249
  23. Inlay celadon was a type of high-end ceramics of the Koryŏ dynasty (918–1392 AD) produced in the Korean Peninsula. It was conveyed to China during the Yuan dynasty (1279–1368 AD) as tribute or trade goods. In ...

    Authors: Dongxue Chang, Zhiqing Zhang, Xiaoshuang Li and Liangren Zhang
    Citation: Heritage Science 2023 11:248
  24. In the study of the defense capacity of ancient military settlements, most existing studies have evaluated the defense capacity of citadels qualitatively from a historiographical perspective. There are fewer q...

    Authors: Yinggang Wang, Lifeng Tan, Zao Zhang, Huanjie Liu, Jiayi Liu, Yukun Zhang and Mengqi Mu
    Citation: Heritage Science 2023 11:246
  25. Water engineering facilities are a crucial component of the Beijing-Hangzhou Grand Canal during the Ming and Qing dynasties, and their distribution is closely related to the hydrological and topographical char...

    Authors: Wang Cheng, Zhang Yiwen, Li Liang, Yan Yihua, Wang Guanhua, Qiu Xin and Zeng Yangqinxue
    Citation: Heritage Science 2023 11:245
  26. A framework was developed to evaluate and compare cleaning systems and cleaning system delivery methods, collectively referred to as varnish removal methods, within art conservation practice. This framework wa...

    Authors: Louise Maria Husby, Cecil Krarup Andersen, Nanna Bjerregaard Pedersen and Bronwyn Ormsby
    Citation: Heritage Science 2023 11:244
  27. Preserving cultural artifacts while minimizing the energy consumption and costs associated with environmental control is crucial. This often requires predicting artifacts degradation caused by temperature and ...

    Authors: Kazuki Ishikawa, Daisuke Ogura, Chiemi Iba, Nobumitsu Takatori and Soichiro Wakiya
    Citation: Heritage Science 2023 11:242
  28. The monitoring and protection of historic buildings require a highly professional team and material resources. Monitoring and protecting historical architectural features is an urgent issue. According to the t...

    Authors: Long Shao and Jianqiao Sun
    Citation: Heritage Science 2023 11:241
  29. In order to ensure the sustainability of cultural, historical and architectural heritage, preserving and restoring historical buildings and transferring them to future generations is one of the important issue...

    Authors: Evren Kavali, Murat Eroğlu, Murat Çakıcı and Fatma Zehra Çakıcı
    Citation: Heritage Science 2023 11:240
  30. Cement-based grouting material is widely used to reinforce the unsafe rock and control seepage of rock-carved relics although it is considered inappropriate in protection of ancient sites. As this approach is ...

    Authors: Wenjing Hu, Shiqiang Fang, Lina Xie, Xueqiang Chen and Bingjian Zhang
    Citation: Heritage Science 2023 11:239
  31. Four glass beads from a Scythian burial on the island of Khortytsia (Southern Ukraine) were subjected to 3D imaging using micro-CT and photogrammetry. The aim was to reconstruct the process used to produce and...

    Authors: Dmytro Nykonenko, Oleh Yatsuk, Laura Guidorzi, Alessandro Lo Giudice, Francesca Tansella, Ludovica Pia Cesareo, Giusi Sorrentino, Patrizia Davit, Monica Gulmini and Alessandro Re
    Citation: Heritage Science 2023 11:238
  32. What are Cy Twombly’s sculptures made of? This article presents an overview of a non-destructive examination conducted on three sculptures by American artist Cy Twombly (1928–2011) as part of an art-technologi...

    Authors: Juliana Reinhardt, Michaela Tischer, Simon Schmid, Jochen Kollofrath, Ruben Burger, Philipp Jatzlau, Elisabeth Bushart, Matthias Goldammer and Christian U. Grosse
    Citation: Heritage Science 2023 11:237

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