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Historic Monuments of the World

  1. At the heart of bureaucratic practice during Warring States and early Imperial China were regular, small acts of accountancy in which objects and people were marked so that their movements could be kept track ...

    Authors: Andrew Bevan, Xiuzhen Li, Zhen Zhao, Jianhua Huang, Stuart Laidlaw, Na Xi, Yin Xia, Shengtao Ma and Marcos Martinon-Torres

    Citation: Heritage Science 2018 6:75

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  2. Through time, the large ceremonial centers of the Peruvian pre-Hispanic coast have played an important role as Pachacamac, renowned for its famous oracle, which was an important site for cult and pilgrimage, w...

    Authors: Denise Pozzi-Escot, Janet Oshiro, Gerardo Romano, Luigi Capozzoli, Rosa Lasaponara and Nicola Masini

    Citation: Heritage Science 2018 6:68

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  3. A white pigment found on a sub-set of polychromed wooden Andean ritual drinking cups called qeros has been characterized by X-ray diffraction, X-ray fluorescence spectroscopy and Raman spectroscopy as consisti...

    Authors: Ellen Howe, Emily Kaplan, Richard Newman, James H. Frantz, Ellen Pearlstein, Judith Levinson and Odile Madden

    Citation: Heritage Science 2018 6:41

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  4. The House of Gilded Cupids (Regio VI, Insula 16, 7, 38) was unquestionably one of the most important residences of Ancient Pompeii, where important archaeological artefacts such as mural paintings, mosaics, sc...

    Authors: Marco Veneranda, Silvia Fdez-Ortiz de Vallejuelo, Nagore Prieto-Taboada, Maite Maguregui, Iker Marcaida, Héctor Morillas, Alberta Martellone, Bruno de Nigris, Massimo Osanna, Kepa Castro and Juan Manuel Madariaga

    Citation: Heritage Science 2018 6:40

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  5. The purpose of this paper is to review the performance of the protective shelters installed over three archaeological sites in Malta over the past decade, and to draw some key lessons learnt that may be useful...

    Authors: JoAnn Cassar, Shirley Cefai, Reuben Grima and Katya Stroud

    Citation: Heritage Science 2018 6:36

    Content type: Review

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  6. Conflict damage to heritage has been thrust into the global spotlight during recent conflict in the Middle East. While the use of social media has heightened and enhanced public awareness of this ‘cultural ter...

    Authors: L. Mol and M. Gomez-Heras

    Citation: Heritage Science 2018 6:35

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  7. The “Nanhai I” shipwreck of the Southern Song dynasty is the existent oldest and the most integrally preserved shipwreck in the world. Inside the shipwreck most of the ancient ceramics were covered with differ...

    Authors: Yanrong Wang, Tiequan Zhu, Guicheng Yang, Xian Tan, Daoyang Ye and Haotian Chen

    Citation: Heritage Science 2018 6:4

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  8. The Preah Vihear monument in Cambodia, located close to the border with Thailand, was one of the Khmer temples registered on the UNESCO World Heritage List as a Cultural Property in 2008. It consists of masonr...

    Authors: Etsuo Uchida, Akinori Mizoguchi, Hiroya Sato, Ichita Shimoda and Ryota Watanabe

    Citation: Heritage Science 2017 5:42

    Content type: Research article

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