Heritage Science

(The TQCC of Heritage Science is 5. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 500 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2019-08-01 to 2023-08-01.)
Reflectance FT-IR spectroscopy as a viable option for textile fiber identification65
A review of solvent action on oil paint38
Mapping the pigment distribution of Vermeer’s Girl with a Pearl Earring37
The application of FTIR microspectroscopy in a non-invasive and non-destructive way to the study and conservation of mineralised excavated textiles36
Non-invasive identification of polymers in cultural heritage collections: evaluation, optimisation and application of portable FTIR (ATR and external reflectance) spectroscopy to three-dimensional pol36
Seeing red: towards an improved protocol for the identification of madder- and cochineal-based pigments by fiber optics reflectance spectroscopy (FORS)34
3D technologies for intangible cultural heritage preservation—literature review for selected databases32
A diagnostic tool for assessing the conservation condition of cellulose nitrate and acetate in heritage collections: quantifying the degree of substitution by infrared spectroscopy32
A review of analytical methods for assessing preservation in waterlogged archaeological wood and their application in practice31
Comparison of three 3D scanning techniques for paintings, as applied to Vermeer’s ‘Girl with a Pearl Earring’28
Reviving WHAAM! a comparative evaluation of cleaning systems for the conservation treatment of Roy Lichtenstein’s iconic painting25
Plasticiser loss in heritage collections: its prevalence, cause, effect, and methods for analysis24
Statistics of the early synthetic dye industry24
An alternative approach to mapping pigments in paintings with hyperspectral reflectance image cubes using artificial intelligence23
Shades of blue: non-invasive spectroscopic investigations of Maya blue pigments. From laboratory mock-ups to Mesoamerican codices23
Linear feature extraction from point cloud using color information22
Exploring the transition from natural to synthetic dyes in the production of 19th-century Central Asian ikat textiles22
Joint development of cultural heritage protection and tourism: the case of Mount Lushan cultural landscape heritage site21
Infrared chemical mapping of degradation products in cross-sections from paintings and painted objects21
Characterization of polyvinyl alcohol-borax/agarose (PVA-B/AG) double network hydrogel utilized for the cleaning of works of art21
Beauty is skin deep: the skin tones of Vermeer’s Girl with a Pearl Earring21
Creation and reference characterization of Edo period Japanese woodblock printing ink colorant samples using multimodal imaging and reflectance spectroscopy20
The semantic conservation of architectural heritage: the missing values20
Revealing the painterly technique beneath the surface of Vermeer’s Girl with a Pearl Earring using macro- and microscale imaging20
Imaging secondary reaction products at the surface of Vermeer’s Girl with the Pearl Earring by means of macroscopic X-ray powder diffraction scanning20
Combined Micro- and Macro scale X-ray powder diffraction mapping of degraded Orpiment paint in a 17th century still life painting by Martinus Nellius19
Quantification of formic acid and acetic acid emissions from heritage collections under indoor room conditions. Part I: laboratory and field measurements18
Twin-chain polymer networks loaded with nanostructured fluids for the selective removal of a non-original varnish from Picasso’s “L’Atelier” at the Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice18
European ceramic technology in the Far East: enamels and pigments in Japanese art from the 16th to the 20th century and their reverse influence on China17
FTIR surface analysis for conservation17
Oak wood degradation processes induced by the burial environment in the archaeological site of Biskupin (Poland)17
Noncontact restoration of missing parts of stone Buddha statue based on three-dimensional virtual modeling and assembly simulation16
Sustainability problems of the Giza pyramids16
Impact of solar radiation and environmental temperature on Art Nouveau glass windows16
Ancient mural restoration based on a modified generative adversarial network16
Revealing the organic dye and mordant composition of Paracas textiles by a combined analytical approach16
The analysis of the Saltzman Collection of Peruvian dyes by high performance liquid chromatography and ambient ionisation mass spectrometry16
Evidence of early amorphous arsenic sulfide production and use in Edo period Japanese woodblock prints by Hokusai and Kunisada14
Learning from the past, intervening in the present: the role of conservation science in the challenging restoration of the wall painting Marriage at Cana by Luca Longhi (Ravenna, Italy)14
3D scanning, modeling, and printing of Chinese classical garden rockeries: Zhanyuan’s South Rockery14
Degradation of emerald green: scientific studies on multi-polychrome Vairocana Statue in Dazu Rock Carvings, Chongqing, China14
Combination of HBIM and UAV photogrammetry for modelling and documentation of forgotten heritage. Case study: Isabel II dam in Níjar (Almería, Spain)14
Geo-environmental monitoring and 3D finite elements stability analysis for site investigation of underground monuments. Horemheb tomb (KV57), Luxor, Egypt13
Research progress and knowledge system of world heritage tourism: a bibliometric analysis13
The formation of formates: 3a review of metal formates on heritage objects13
From ‘Vermeer Illuminated’ to ‘The Girl in the Spotlight’: approaches and methodologies for the scientific (re-)examination of Vermeer’s Girl with a Pearl Earring12
Taya Caves, a Buddhist marvel hidden in underground Japan: stone properties, deterioration, and environmental setting12
After the paint has dried: a review of testing techniques for studying the mechanical properties of artists’ paint12
A non-invasive screening study of varnishes applied to three paintings by Edvard Munch using portable diffuse reflectance infrared Fourier transform spectroscopy (DRIFTS)12
Studies on the effects of mixed light-thermal ageing on parchment by vibrational spectroscopy and micro hot table method12
Preservation and promotion of China’s musical cultural heritage on the internet11
Rapid identification of cellulose nitrate and cellulose acetate film in historic photograph collections11
Fading into the background: the dark space surrounding Vermeer’s Girl with a Pearl Earring11
Technical examination of Liu Kang’s Paris and Shanghai painting supports (1929–1937)11
Geotechnical modelling of the climate change impact on world heritage properties in Alexandria, Egypt11
Spatial pattern and influencing factors of intangible cultural heritage of music in Xiangxi, central China11
Applying micro-computed tomography (micro-CT) and Raman spectroscopy for non-invasive characterization of coating and coating pigments on ancient Chinese papers11
Visualizing the cultural landscape gene of traditional settlements in China: a semiotic perspective11
The role of smalt in complex pigment mixtures in Rembrandt’s Homer 1663: combining MA-XRF imaging, microanalysis, paint reconstructions and OCT11
Out of the blue: Vermeer’s use of ultramarine in Girl with a Pearl Earring10
Facilitating the conservation treatment of Eva Hesse’s Addendum through practice-based research, including a comparative evaluation of novel cleaning systems10
Adsorbent media for the sustainable removal of organic air pollutants from museum display cases10
Mixing, dipping, and fixing: the experimental drawing techniques of Thomas Gainsborough10
Structured-light 3D scanning of exhibited historical clothing—a first-ever methodical trial and its results10
Fracture saturation in paintings makes them less vulnerable to environmental variations in museums10
Beyond the connoisseurship approach: creating a chronology in Hokusai prints using non-invasive techniques and multivariate data analysis10
The transfer of heritage modelling from research to practice10
Combining phytate treatment and nanocellulose stabilization for mitigating iron gall ink damage in historic papers10
Fungal communities in the biofilms colonizing the basalt sculptures of the Leizhou Stone Dogs and assessment of a conservation measure10
Altered identity: fleeting colors and obscured surfaces in Van Gogh’s Landscapes in Paris, Arles, and Saint-Rémy10
The cultural and heritage tourist, SEM analysis: the case of The Citadel of the Catholic King10
Copper exposure in medieval and post-medieval Denmark and northern Germany: its relationship to residence location and social position9
The use of Robinia pseudoacacia L fruit extract as a green corrosion inhibitor in the protection of copper-based objects9
Weathering mechanism of red discolorations on Limestone object: a case study from Lingyan Temple, Jinan, Shandong Province, China9
Twentieth century Iranian carpets: investigation of red dye molecules and study of traditional madder dyeing techniques9
A multi-scalar investigation of the colouring materials used in textile wrappings of Egyptian votive animal mummies9
Corrosion of Longquan celadons in the marine environment: study on the celadons from the Dalian Island shipwreck of the Yuan Dynasty9
Identifying VOCs in exhibition cases and efflorescence on museum objects exhibited at Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian-New York9
Listening to laser light interactions with objects of art: a novel photoacoustic approach for diagnosis and monitoring of laser cleaning interventions9
A preliminary study of Liu Kang’s palette and the discovery and interpretation of hidden paint layers9
A comparative study on the extraction effects of common agents on collagen-based binders in mural paintings9
Strengthening of masonry rings with composite materials9
The Samuel F. B. Morse statue in Central Park: scientific study and laser cleaning of a 19th-century American outdoor bronze monument9
Colors and dyes of archaeological textiles from Tarapacá in the Atacama Desert (South Central Andes)8
Cultural heritage preservation by using blockchain technologies8
Soot removal from ancient Egyptian complex painted surfaces using a double network gel: empirical tests on the ceiling of the sanctuary of Osiris in the temple of Seti I—Abydos8
Innovative methods for the removal, and occasionally care, of pressure sensitive adhesive tapes from contemporary drawings8
Modelling wooden cultural heritage. The need to consider each artefact as unique as illustrated by the Cannone violin8
Historical scarf and splice carpentry joints: state of the art8
Experimental study on capillary water absorption of sandstones from different grotto heritage sites in China8
Chemical-technological research and radiocarbon AMS dating of wall painting fragments from the ruins of the XIIth-XIIIth centuries AD church from archaeological excavations in the city of Smolensk, Ru8
Microstructure and long-term corrosion of archaeological iron alloy artefacts8
Novel nanomaterials to stabilise the canvas support of paintings assessed from a conservator’s point of view8
The characteristics and influencing factors of the spatial distribution of intangible cultural heritage in the Yellow River Basin of China8
Integrated analytical approach to unveil the secrets of the recently discovered “Sphinx Room”: a new piece of Domus Aurea puzzle8
Organic colorants based on lac dye and brazilwood as markers for a chronology and geography of medieval scriptoria: a chemometrics approach8
A combination of invasive and non-invasive techniques for the study of the palette and painting structure of a copy of Raphael's Transfiguration of Christ8
Iron-gall inks: a review of their degradation mechanisms and conservation treatments8
Accelerated ageing of paper: effect of lignin content and humidity on tensile properties8
The color change analysis of historic wooden remains after fire-suppression by fluorinated chemical gases7
Imaging spectroscopies to characterize a 13th century Japanese handscroll, The Miraculous Interventions of Jizō Bosatsu7
The synergistic effect of an imidazolium salt and benzotriazole on the protection of bronze surfaces with chitosan-based coatings7
Geochemical and petrographic identification of stone quarries used for the construction of the Anahita Temple of Kangavar (West Iran)7
NaCl-related weathering of stone: the importance of kinetics and salt mixtures in environmental risk assessment7
Eye-tracking support for architects, conservators, and museologists. Anastylosis as pretext for research and discussion7
New perspective on Jun glaze corrosion: study on the corrosion of light greenish blue and reddish purple glazes from Juntai Kiln, Yuzhou, Henan, China7
Study on digital protection and innovative design of Qin opera costumes7
Identification of pigments used in a Qajar manuscript from Iran by using atomic and molecular spectroscopy and technical photography methods7
The effect of halloysite nanotubes dispersions on vegetable-tanned leather thermal stability7
The spatiotemporal evolution of ancient cities from the late Yangshao to Xia and Shang Dynasties in the Central Plains, China7
The digital reconstruction of degraded ancient temple murals using dynamic mask generation and an extended exemplar-based region-filling algorithm7
New treatments for canvas consolidation and conservation7
Alloy ratio and raw material sourcing of Warring States Period bronze bracelets in Huili County, Southwest China by pXRF and MC-ICP-MS7
Digitalization of culturally significant buildings: ensuring high-quality data exchanges in the heritage domain using OpenBIM7
Evaluation of novel cleaning systems on mock-ups of unvarnished oil paint and chalk-glue ground within the Munch Aula Paintings Project7
Copper alloy production in the Warring States period (475-221 BCE) of the Shu state: a metallurgical study on copper alloy objects of the Baishoulu cemetery in Chengdu, China7
Fabrication of transparent composites for non-invasive Surface Enhanced Raman Scattering (SERS) analysis of modern art works7
Unique traditional villages on the Loess Plateau of China: historic evolution and challenges to sustainable development of silo-caves7
Restoration of non-structural damaged murals in Shenzhen Bao’an based on a generator–discriminator network7
Histological study of sheep skin transformation during the recreation of historical parchment manufacture7
Comparison of trace element chemistry in human bones interred in two private chapels attached to Franciscan friaries in Italy and Denmark: an investigation of social stratification in two medieval and7
Protection of lead in an environment containing acetic acid vapour by using adsorbents and their characterization7
High-resolution micro-CT with 3D image analysis for porosity characterization of historic bricks6
Transparent reversible prosthesis, a new way to complete the conservation–restoration of a Black Ding bowl with application of 3D technologies6
Man-made blue and purple barium copper silicate pigments and the pabstite (BaSnSi3O9) mystery of ancient Chinese wall paintings from Luoyang6
Analyzing ancient Chinese handmade Lajian paper exhibiting an orange-red color6
Salvator Mundi: an investigation of the painting’s materials and techniques6
Dynamic response of the vegetation carbon storage in the sanjiang plain to changes in land use/cover and climate6
Analytical study of Buddha sculptures in Jingyin temple of Taiyuan, China6
Metadata schema and ontology for capturing and processing of 3D cultural heritage objects6
Non-destructive collection survey of the historical Classense Library. Part I: Paper characterisation6
Uncovering hidden jewels: an investigation of the pictorial layers of an 18th-century Taskin harpsichord6
Poisonous books: analyses of four sixteenth and seventeenth century book bindings covered with arsenic rich green paint6
Characterization of the micro-contaminants from the inner-body of Kraak porcelain excavated from the “Nan’ao I” shipwreck, the South China Sea6
Analysis and characterization of materials used in heritage theatrical figurines6
Formation of zinc oxalate from zinc white in various oil binding media: the influence of atmospheric carbon dioxide by reaction with 13CO26
Effects of yellow natural dyes on handmade Daqian paper6
A green approach to clean iron stains from marble surfaces6
Electrochemical assessment of pigments-binding medium interactions in oil paint deterioration: a case study on indigo and Prussian blue6
Highly sensitive terahertz non‐destructive testing technology for stone relics deterioration prediction using SVM-based machine learning models6
The long-term monitoring and evaluation of cement-based grout used to govern the water seepage of karst caves in China6
Scratching the surface: the use of sheepskin parchment to deter textual erasure in early modern legal deeds6
An imaging and spectroscopic methodology for in situ analysis of ceiling and wall decorations in Colonial missions in Northern Mexico from XVII to XVIII centuries6
Restoration method of sootiness mural images based on dark channel prior and Retinex by bilateral filter6
China and the steppe: technological study of precious metalwork from Xigoupan Tomb 2 (4th–3rd c. BCE) in the Ordos region, Inner Mongolia6
Characterization of Korean handmade papers collected in a Hanji reference book6
Characterization of a Mahamayuri Vidyarajni Sutra excavated in Lu’an, China6
Improved spectral imaging microscopy for cultural heritage through oblique illumination6
Graphic representation of the degree of historical-archaeological evidence: the 3D reconstruction of the “Baker’s House”6
The examination of Van Gogh’s chrome yellow pigments in ‘Field with Irises near Arles’ using quantitative SEM–WDX6
The interaction of water with archaeological and ethnographic birch bark and its effects on swelling, shrinkage and deformations6
Mössbauer study of iron gall inks on historical documents6
Investigations of the relics and altar materials relating to the apostles St James and St Philip at the Basilica dei Santi XII Apostoli in Rome6
Towards a better understanding of hot-mixed mortars for the conservation of historic buildings: the role of water temperature and steam during lime slaking6
In search of Humboldt’s colors: materials and techniques of a 17th-century lacquered gourd from Colombia6
Trace element distribution in human cortical bone microstructure: the potential for unravelling diet and social status in archaeological bones6
Fighting and burial: the production of bronze weapons in the Shu state based on a case study of Xinghelu cemetery, Chengdu, China6
Neural network-based classification of X-ray fluorescence spectra of artists’ pigments: an approach leveraging a synthetic dataset created using the fundamental parameters method6
RETRACTED ARTICLE: Impact of rural tourism on residents’ well-being in traditional ancient villages: a case of North Guangxi6
The deterioration process of limestone in the Anahita Temple of Kangavar (West Iran)6
Application of a non-invasive, non-destructive technique to quantify naphthalene emission rates from museum objects6
Composition and origins of decorated glass from Umayyad Cordoba (Spain)5
Identification and mapping of ancient pigments in a Roman Egyptian funerary portrait by application of reflectance and luminescence imaging spectroscopy5
Study on microbubble of cellulose acetate microfilm of the Republic of China (AD 1912–1949) collected in the Second Historical Archives of China5
Reflectance transformation imaging for documenting changes through treatment of Joseon dynasty coins5
Conservation risks for paper collections induced by the microclimate in the repository of the Alessandrina Library in Rome (Italy)5
Conservation issues and chemical study of the causes of alteration of a part of the Stave Church in Hopperstad (Norway)5
The lightfastness of early synthetic organic dyes5
Insights into the yellowing of drying oils using fluorescence spectroscopy5
Modeling of Bohemian and Moravian glass recipes from Gothic to Baroque periods5
Image-based metric heritage modeling in the near-infrared spectrum5
Systematic mechanical assessment of consolidants for canvas reinforcement under controlled environment5
Burial-induced deterioration in leather: a FTIR-ATR, DSC, TG/DTG, MHT and SEM study5
A multi-analytical study of historical coated plaster surfaces: the examination of a nineteenth-century V&A cast of a tombstone5
The microstructure of multicolor hare’s fur glaze: the correlation between morphological and compositional characteristics and glaze color5
Visualization and mapping of literature on the scientific analysis of wall paintings: a bibliometric analysis from 2011 to 20215
Plastics in robots: a degradation study of a humanoid skin mask made of soft urethane elastomer5
Study on space diversity and influencing factors of Tunpu settlement in central Guizhou Province of China5
Clustered and dispersed: exploring the morphological evolution of traditional villages based on cellular automaton5
A new method for the conservation of ancient colored paintings on ramie textiles5
UNESCO World Heritage properties in changing and dynamic environments: change detection methods using optical and radar satellite data5
The practice of writing inside an Egyptian monastic settlement: preliminary material characterisation of the inks used on Coptic manuscripts from the Monastery of Apa Apollo at Bawit5
The history of rescuing reinforcement and the preliminary study of preventive protection system for the cliff of Mogao Grottoes in Dunhuang, China5
A transparent dialogue between iconography and chemical characterisation: a set of foreign stained glasses in Portugal5
Modelling clay materials used in artworks: an infrared spectroscopic investigation5
A new reinforcement method for the conservation of fragile, double-sided, printed paper cultural relics5
The emergence of Liu Kang’s new painting style (1950–1958): a multi-analytical approach for the study of the artist’s painting materials and technique5
The influence of light and relative humidity on the formation of epsomite in cadmium yellow and French ultramarine modern oil paints5
Stabilisation of waterlogged archaeological wood: the application of structured-light 3D scanning and micro computed tomography for analysing dimensional changes5
Composition and techniques of the Ticinese stucco decorations from the 16th to the 17th century: results from the analysis of the materials5
Development of a smart tourism integration model to preserve the cultural heritage of ancient villages in Northern Guangxi5
Chemical modification of wood induced by the traditional making procedures of bowed string musical instruments: the effect of alkaline treatments5
New insights to assess the consolidation of stone materials used in built heritage: the case study of ancient graffiti (Tituli Picti) in the archaeological site of Pompeii5
The synthesis characterization of historical novel azo pigments: implications for conservation science5