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  1. Illuminated manuscripts are relatively well studied, but the available publications greatly focus on religious manuscripts of a geographically limited area. In contrast, technical examinations of illuminated l...

    Authors: Verónica Mercado-Oliveras and Jocelyn Alcántara-García
    Citation: Heritage Science 2023 11:6
  2. El-Gendi Fortress is a unique geo-archaeological site in Sinai, Egypt. It reflects the progress of the Islamic military architecture during Saladin’s reign (Salah ad-din al Ayyubi), the founder of the Ayyubid ...

    Authors: Hesham M. El-Asmar, Tamer H. El-Eraky and Maysa M. N. Taha
    Citation: Heritage Science 2023 11:3
  3. The monitoring of wooden pagodas is a very important task in the restoration of wooden pagodas. Traditionally, this labor has always been carried out by surveying personnel, who manually check all parts of the...

    Authors: Ming Guo, Mengxi Sun, Deng Pan, Guoli Wang, Yuquan Zhou, Bingnan Yan and Zexin Fu
    Citation: Heritage Science 2023 11:1
  4. The present study focuses on the development of a fast, non-invasive methodology, appropriate for the detection and characterization of biodeterioration present on the surface of archaeological/historical ston...

    Authors: A. Giakoumaki, A. Philippidis, P. Siozos, I. Pyrri, D. Anglos and P. Pouli
    Citation: Heritage Science 2022 10:204
  5. The ancient Qin-Shu roads corridor is one of the important cultural main corridors in China. Throughout China’s long historical and cultural evolution, today’s ancestors created a rich intangible cultural heri...

    Authors: Yuan Liu, Mo Chen and Yonggang Tian
    Citation: Heritage Science 2022 10:201
  6. The study of the microclimate is pivotal for the protection and conservation of cultural heritage. This paper describes specific procedures aimed at the deployment of microclimate sensors in spaces housing col...

    Authors: Francesca Frasca, Elena Verticchio, Andrea Peiró-Vitoria, Andreas Grinde, Alessandro Bile, Claudio Chimenti, Cecilia Conati Barbaro, Gabriele Favero, Eugenio Fazio, F-J Garcia-Diego and Anna Maria Siani
    Citation: Heritage Science 2022 10:200
  7. In recent years, 3D printing technologies have had a considerable impact on the field of conservation and restoration of cultural heritage. Professionals in this sector have been provided with exploratory tool...

    Authors: Emanuel Sterp Moga, Alicia Sánchez-Ortiz and Óscar Hernández-Muñoz
    Citation: Heritage Science 2022 10:199
  8. Fungi and bacteria are important causes of damage to historical textiles. Many methods are used to resist innate damage in historical textiles. The study aim was to use an innovative method that loaded a mahog...

    Authors: Harby E. Ahmed, Sherif Marouf and Wael S. Mohamed
    Citation: Heritage Science 2022 10:198
  9. The effective implementation of preventive conservation strategies requires tools to continuously measure the environmental conditions to which the cultural objects are exposed. In this sense, the European Hor...

    Authors: Jaime Laborda, Ana María García-Castillo, Ricardo Mercado, Andrea Peiró-Vitoria and Angel Perles
    Citation: Heritage Science 2022 10:197
  10. International research is moving towards the development of BIM (Building Information Modelling) libraries applied to the built heritage where one of the main issues to be addressed is the modelling of complex...

    Authors: Rania Aburamadan, Claudia Trillo, Victoria Andrea Cotella, Elena Di Perna, Chiko Ncube, Athena Moustaka, Chika Udeaja and Kwasi Gyau Baffour Awuah
    Citation: Heritage Science 2022 10:196
  11. In this study, physico-mechanical properties and durability of 4 onyx-travertines from Sinincay (Ecuador) were investigated. These onyx-travertines are commonly used for decorative purposes in buildings in the...

    Authors: Martha Romero Bastidas, María del Cisne Aguirre Ullauri, Johanna Ramírez Bustamante, Michel Vargas Vallejo and Edison Castillo Carchipulla
    Citation: Heritage Science 2022 10:194
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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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  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. 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

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