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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. Analytical characterization efforts carried out in support of the conservation treatment of Mark Rothko's painting 'Black on Maroon' 1958 (Tate T01170), involving the removal of graffiti (tag) ink, are summari...

    Authors: Scott T. Wills, Bronwyn A. Ormsby, Melinda H. Keefe and Robert L. Sammler
    Citation: Heritage Science 2022 10:143
  15. Ancient bronze is subject to complex degradation which can lead, in cases where copper chlorides are present, to a cyclic and self-sustaining degradation process commonly referred to as “bronze disease”. If le...

    Authors: Florence Liggins, Alessandra Vichi, Wei Liu, Alexander Hogg, Sotiria Kogou, Jianli Chen and Haida Liang
    Citation: Heritage Science 2022 10:142
  16. Many pieces of fine art are made of wood that has been treated with coatings. Since wood is a very hygroscopic material, the moisture content strongly influences the deformation of wooden parts. Coatings often...

    Authors: Josef Stöcklein, Daniel Konopka, Gerald Grajcarek, Oliver Tietze, Silvia Oertel, Andreas Schulze and Michael Kaliske
    Citation: Heritage Science 2022 10:141
  17. Ion beam analysis (IBA) is an established method to determine the concentration and the distribution of elements in art and archaeological objects. However, especially for organic specimens, caution must be ta...

    Authors: Ákos Csepregi, Zita Szikszai, Piotr Targowski, Marcin Sylwestrzak, Katharina Müller, Róbert Huszánk, Anikó Angyal, Boglárka Döncző, Zsófia Kertész, Máté Szarka and Ina Reiche
    Citation: Heritage Science 2022 10:140
  18. Max Ernst was one of the most influential artists associated with both the Dada and Surrealist movements. However, until now, only few scientific studies have been devoted to his works. This paper presents the...

    Authors: Martina Zuena, Luciano Pensabene Buemi, Luca Nodari, Grazina Subelytė, Lena Stringari, Beatrice Campanella, Giulia Lorenzetti, Vincenzo Palleschi, Patrizia Tomasin and Stefano Legnaioli
    Citation: Heritage Science 2022 10:139
  19. The ramming technique is a traditional method used to improve the compactness of soil with impact and vibration energy. Based on the measured data of ramming force transmission and dissipation, this study reve...

    Authors: Qiangqiang Pei, Xiaoying Liu, Zhichun Hou, Guojing Zhao, Bo Zhang and Qinglin Guo
    Citation: Heritage Science 2022 10:136
  20. Mural is an important component of culture and art of Dunhuang in China. Unfortunately, these murals had been ruined or are being ruined by some diseases such as cracking, hollowing, falling off, mildew, dirt,...

    Authors: Chaohui Lv, Zilu Li, Yinghua Shen, Jinghua Li and Jin Zheng
    Citation: Heritage Science 2022 10:135
  21. The use of calcareous nannofossils for provenance analysis is a new-old topic for cultural heritage. Several studies have already mentioned it for ceramic, but less for paintings. Preparatory layers of the pai...

    Authors: Victory Armida Janine Jaques, Jakub Trubač, Jiří Rathouský, Tomáš Cajthaml and Katarína Holcová
    Citation: Heritage Science 2022 10:134
  22. Painted enamel holds special significance in the study of the history of Chinese ceramic and glass. Painted enamel also represents interesting evidence of cultural communication between China and European coun...

    Authors: Hanwen Liu, He Wang, Peiquan Duan, Han Gao, Rong Zhang and Liang Qu
    Citation: Heritage Science 2022 10:132
  23. Mechanical damage in oil paintings on canvas show up as cracks and loss of original paint. Several parameters can contribute to this type of degradation. These paintings have a complex layered structure, typic...

    Authors: D. S.-H. Lee, N.-S. Kim, M. Scharff, A. V. Nielsen, M. Mecklenburg, L. Fuster-López, L. Bratasz and C. K. Andersen
    Citation: Heritage Science 2022 10:130
  24. The Road of Tang Poetry in Eastern Zhejiang is a poetic cultural route linked by Tang poetry which is the pinnacle of ancient Chinese poetry history, and is a cluster of cultural landscapes where nature and hu...

    Authors: Xuesong Xi, Xingrun An, Guangming Zhang and Shifan Liang
    Citation: Heritage Science 2022 10:129
  25. A terracotta Dancing Horse sculpture dating to the Tang Dynasty (China) and owned by the Cincinnati Art Museum (US) is the topic of the present investigation. Besides its intrinsic artistic and historical valu...

    Authors: C. Conti, M. Catrambone, C. Colombo, E. Possenti, K. M. Rectenwald, M. Realini and P. Strobbia
    Citation: Heritage Science 2022 10:128
  26. Nero’s Temple at El-Ashmonein archaeological site, in Minia (middle of Egypt), is considered one of the most important of all temples of Nero. This temple dates back to 1520 BC–1075 BC in the New Kingdom and w...

    Authors: Abdelrhman Fahmy, Eduardo Molina-Piernas, Javier Martínez-López and Salvador Domínguez-Bella
    Citation: Heritage Science 2022 10:125
  27. Granulation, an ancient metal processing technique mainly applied to gold, has originated from West Asia, and later appeared at many different archaeological sites across the Eurasia. The distribution of granu...

    Authors: Yong Shi, Yadi Wen, Xiaojun Li, Zhaojian Liu, Yumin Huang and Bei He
    Citation: Heritage Science 2022 10:122
  28. Monitoring of atmospheric pollutants is a key point for preventive conservation since these species are known to impact the integrity of many artifacts including metals, papers, pigment and textiles. The probl...

    Authors: Stephane Rioual, Benoit Lescop, Julien Pellé, Gerusa de Alkmim Radicchi, Gilles Chaumat, Marie-Dominique Bruni, Johan Becker and Dominique Thierry
    Citation: Heritage Science 2022 10:124
  29. This paper explores the characteristics and influencing factors of the spatial distribution of 889 national intangible cultural heritage sites in the Yellow River basin of China based on ArcGIS spatial analysi...

    Authors: Xin Nie, Yong Xie, Xiaoxiao Xie and Lunxing Zheng
    Citation: Heritage Science 2022 10:121
  30. The Digital Humanities project Florence As It Was (http://​florenceasitwas.​wlu.​edu) seeks to reconstruct the architectural and decorative appearance of late Medieva...

    Authors: George R. Bent, David Pfaff, Mackenzie Brooks, Roxanne Radpour and John Delaney
    Citation: Heritage Science 2022 10:118
  31. Gels were used to perform localized dechlorination treatments on ferrous or copper alloy archaeological objects. Agar gel (3%w) was used as a medium for the electrolyte, a 1%w KNO3 solution. Localized electrolysi...

    Authors: Clémence Fontaine, Stéphane Lemoine, Charlène Pelé-Meziani and Elodie Guilminot
    Citation: Heritage Science 2022 10:117
  32. Bronze has been used for various applications since ancient times, and therefore, its preservation is critical. However, preserving bronze is challenging. The traditional inhibitor sealing method is limited by...

    Authors: Sheng Zhou, Zongshen Zhao, Heyi Mao, Lei Wang, Junyin Chen, Jiachang Chen and Xia Huang
    Citation: Heritage Science 2022 10:116
  33. To protect a canvas easel painting, a common conservation strategy is to add a back plate at the stretcher, creating a closed air void. This plate protects not only from dust but mainly from temperature and re...

    Authors: Santi Ferrer, Gema Campo-Francés, Josep Grau-Bové, Iris Bautista-Morenilla and Anna Nualart-Torroja
    Citation: Heritage Science 2022 10:115
  34. Cellulose nitrate (CN) has been used in the past as support for photographic negatives and cinematographic films. This material is particularly unstable and can undergoes severe degradation due to thermal, pho...

    Authors: Marco Valente Chavez Lozano, Giorgia Sciutto, Silvia Prati and Rocco Mazzeo
    Citation: Heritage Science 2022 10:114
  35. The proposed method has been applied to a multi-phased settlement complex and pottery manufacturing centre in Ostrowite in northern Poland. In this study the radioactive isotope ratios method has been applied ...

    Authors: Magdalena Długosz-Lisiecka, Jerzy Sikora, Marcin Krystek, Dominik Płaza and Piotr Kittel
    Citation: Heritage Science 2022 10:113
  36. The generation of 3D models through Terrestrial Laser Scanning has proved to be valuable tools for the study, documentation and recreation of archaeological remains. In this context, it is described how to gen...

    Authors: Francisco Arias, Carlos Enríquez, Juan Manuel Jurado, Lidia Ortega, Antonio Romero-Manchado and Juan José Cubillas
    Citation: Heritage Science 2022 10:112
  37. The study aimed to contribute to condition assessments of historic bridges in Izmir, Turkey and the estimation of their predictable functional lifetime after the Samos earthquake. This document is a summary of...

    Authors: Gokhan Kilic
    Citation: Heritage Science 2022 10:111

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