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  1. The HYPERION EU project aims to develop a Decision Support System to improve resilience and sustainable reconstruction of historic areas faced with climate change and extreme events. In this context, Venice pr...

    Authors: Rebecca Piovesan, Elena Tesser, Lara Maritan, Gloria Zaccariello, Claudio Mazzoli and Fabrizio Antonelli
    Citation: Heritage Science 2023 11:108
  2. Color variations and sometimes the frosted appearance of Chinese blue-and-white porcelain produced in folk kilns and recovered in underwater archaeological contexts are usually reported without further investi...

    Authors: Ellen Hsieh, Christian Fischer and Bobby C. Orillaneda
    Citation: Heritage Science 2023 11:106
  3. This paper explores the cleaning efficacy of polyethylene-supported 15-min photo-crosslinked poly (acrylamide-co-benzophenone) surface-attached gels (SAGs) on gypsum plaster surface models inspired by nineteen...

    Authors: Charis Theodorakopoulos, Valentina Risdonne, Silvia Freese, Samar Diraoui and Ulrich Jonas
    Citation: Heritage Science 2023 11:95
  4. In December 2019, an expedition on Mt. Ebal to examine the discarded material from Adam Zertal’s 1982–1989 excavation yielded a small, folded lead tablet. The east dump pile, from which the object emerged, con...

    Authors: Scott Stripling, Gershon Galil, Ivana Kumpova, Jaroslav Valach, Pieter Gert van der Veen and Daniel Vavrik
    Citation: Heritage Science 2023 11:105
  5. Literature research revealed that scientific work on the characteristics of historical decorative laminates (DLs), like typology, and particularly the material-technical aspects related to the composition and ...

    Authors: An Jacquemain, Klara Retko, Lea Legan, Polonca Ropret, Friederike Waentig and Vincent Cattersel
    Citation: Heritage Science 2023 11:98
  6. This work presents the results of a multidisciplinary study on the characterization of the composition of certain joint mortars from the ancient city of Hippo (Algeria), one of the most important North African ci...

    Authors: Abderrahim Gheris
    Citation: Heritage Science 2023 11:103
  7. Rock paintings undergo physical, chemical, biological and/or anthropic alterations that alter their visibility. Cameras and image enhancement tools (DStretch® plug-in, for example) are commonly used to help ident...

    Authors: Bernard Schmitt, Zahira Souidi, Frédérique Duquesnoy and Frédéric-Victor Donzé
    Citation: Heritage Science 2023 11:91
  8. Approaches to aerial photography and remote sensing have become increasingly complex, can rely on opaque workflows, and have the potential to be published with inaccessible language. Conversely, aerial capture...

    Authors: Rich Potter, Derek Pitman, Harry Manley and Robin Rönnlund
    Citation: Heritage Science 2023 11:89
  9. The Mor Yakup Church, located in the Nusaybin District of Mardin, is known as the world’s first educational university in history and represents one of the oldest Christian medieval monuments. In this study, i...

    Authors: Lale Karataş, Aydın Alptekin and Murat Yakar
    Citation: Heritage Science 2023 11:88
  10. An ancient Chinese bronze vessel represented a typical difficult situation for conservation: a large quantity of an unwanted pale green material of unknown nature adhered to a surface fully decorated with deli...

    Authors: Yijia Shen, Guangmin Zhang and Xinguang Zhou
    Citation: Heritage Science 2023 11:87
  11. As one of the common physical materials in Chinese archaeological excavations, ancient bronzes are an essential basis for studying the development of Chinese bronze culture, which is of great significance for ...

    Authors: Juan Li, Li Li, Zhenbin Xie, Jiankai Xiang, Xichen Zhao, Qing Xiao and Xue Ling
    Citation: Heritage Science 2023 11:86
  12. Grisaille was the first paint applied on stained-glass panels, used in Europe since the twelfth century. Historical written sources described the use of iron and copper together with a high lead-silica base gl...

    Authors: Carla Machado, Mohamed Oujja, Luís Cerqueira Alves, Marina Martínez-Weinbaum, Laura Maestro-Guijarro, Paula María Carmona-Quiroga, Marta Castillejo, Márcia Vilarigues and Teresa Palomar
    Citation: Heritage Science 2023 11:85
  13. Nanjing Yunjin, a highly representative Chinese silk weaving handicraft, was included in the Representative List of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity in 2009. However, due to modern silk weaving technol...

    Authors: Lu Lu, Xu Liang, Gaoteng Yuan, Lulu Jing, Chen Wei and Chen Cheng
    Citation: Heritage Science 2023 11:83
  14. Medieval bindings fragments have become increasingly interesting to Humanities researchers as sources for the textual and material history of medieval Europeans. Later book binders used these discarded and rep...

    Authors: J. Eric Ensley, Katherine H. Tachau, Susan A. Walsh, Honghai Zhang, Giselle Simon, Laura Moser, Jarron Atha, Paul Dilley, Eric A. Hoffman and Milan Sonka
    Citation: Heritage Science 2023 11:82
  15. A thin, grey surface layer was noticed after removing the varnish of an eighteenth century Dutch oil painting, by an unknown artist titled Vision of Saint Lutgard of Tongeren. This layer masked the paint layer al...

    Authors: Nikita Shah, Emilie Froment and Kate Seymour
    Citation: Heritage Science 2023 11:80
  16. Gels are a popular cleaning method for paper conservators and a lot of research has been done concerning gel cleaning of paper objects over the last 15 years. Despite the close interconnection between the cons...

    Authors: Natalia Ortega Saez, Robbe Arno, Andrea Marchetti, Sabine Cauberghs, Koen Janssens, Geert Van der Snickt and Ehab Al-Emam
    Citation: Heritage Science 2023 11:78
  17. This contribution synthesises the PIXE and ICP-AES elemental analyses carried out on a large dataset, comprising of 300 copper-alloy objects dating mainly to the Late Middle Ages. The objects are drawn from he...

    Authors: Lise Saussus, Nicolas Thomas and David Bourgarit
    Citation: Heritage Science 2023 11:75
  18. Over the last decade, hyperspectral imaging has become a popular technique for the non-invasive identification and mapping of painting materials in many typologies of artworks, thanks to the possibility of obt...

    Authors: Agnese Babini, Tiziana Lombardo, Katharina Schmidt-Ott, Sony George and Jon Yngve Hardeberg
    Citation: Heritage Science 2023 11:74
  19. This paper details the investigation of a discrete coating observed on a group of Egyptian panel paintings, six mummy portraits and one funerary panel, dating from first-third century CE. Six mummy portraits i...

    Authors: Daniel P. Kirby, Marie Svoboda, Joy Mazurek, Lin Rosa Spaabæk and John Southon
    Citation: Heritage Science 2023 11:73
  20. This paper focuses on the diagnosis of damage processes of decorative Roman renders of a group of tombs in the Porta Nocera necropolis in the ancient city of Pompeii, Italy. Unprotected from various climatic e...

    Authors: Ralf Kilian, Léo Borgatta and Eberhard Wendler
    Citation: Heritage Science 2023 11:72

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  21. As a model of the combination of nostalgia and creative products, ethnic cultural heritage carry the function of shaping and spreading geo-culture. Its unique geo-cultural context, as a link, shows the histori...

    Authors: Xin Feng, Lei Yu and Guoqiang Chen
    Citation: Heritage Science 2023 11:71
  22. The Wupu cemetery, located in the Yizhou District, Hami City, Xinjiang Province, and in the eastern part of the southern foothills of the Tianshan Mountains, is remains from the late Bronze Age. In this study,...

    Authors: Rui Wen, Xueqing Hu, Shiyuan Cao and Yongqiang Wang
    Citation: Heritage Science 2023 11:69
  23. Ancient human settlements accumulate essential historical, archaeological, and geological information. An example is the St. Angel Cave, which preserves a Romanesque church and a complex of lustral tubs in the...

    Authors: Francesca Falcone, Eugenio Di Valerio, Vasco La Salvia, Gianluigi Rosatelli, Maria Grazia Perna, Simone Bello, Rachel Elaine Francis and Francesco Stoppa
    Citation: Heritage Science 2023 11:68
  24. As a province inhabited by ethnic minorities in southwest China, Guizhou is rich in tourism and ICH (intangible cultural heritage) resources. The spatial distribution of ICH and the utilization of tourism and ...

    Authors: Baoling Dong, Kai Bai, Xiaolong Sun, Mengtao Wang and Yang Liu
    Citation: Heritage Science 2023 11:64
  25. Before the conservation and restoration of many types of cultural heritage, it is necessary to perform careful examination. This study aimed to determine the original building state and deterioration by applyi...

    Authors: Gamze Fahriye Pehlivan
    Citation: Heritage Science 2023 11:62
  26. The conservation of cultural heritage in Ecuador is an increasingly complex task, evident for several centuries in the Ingapirca Archaeological Complex and particularly in the Elliptical Wall of the Temple of ...

    Authors: María del Cisne Aguirre Ullauri, Jefferson Torres-Quezada and Michelle López Suscal
    Citation: Heritage Science 2023 11:60
  27. Metastable ε-Fe2O3 was discovered on a ceramic ware of Deqing kiln of the Tang Dynasty, which coexists with α-Fe2O3 in the brown area between adjacent black glaze areas, and it is the earliest known artificially ...

    Authors: Gen Li, Zhifang Wang, Jianzhong Zhou, Baoqiang Kang, Yinzhong Ding, Ming Guan, Xiangjun Wei and Yong Lei
    Citation: Heritage Science 2023 11:58
  28. The trade-off and synergy between heritage conservation and tourism has become the focus of natural world heritage research. To gain a better understanding of the global researches on natural World Heritage co...

    Authors: Zhenzhen Zhang, Kangning Xiong and Denghong Huang
    Citation: Heritage Science 2023 11:55
  29. The construction of the St. Adalbert Church in Gdansk dates to 1310. It is a church of rich history and great historical value, and its care is challenging. In this study, the combination of unmanned aerial ve...

    Authors: Pawel Tysiac, Anna Sieńska, Marta Tarnowska, Piotr Kedziorski and Marcin Jagoda
    Citation: Heritage Science 2023 11:53

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