International Journal of Archaeology

Volume 8, Issue 1, June 2020

  • Influence of Manufacturing Processes in Deterioration of Ag-Cu Artefact Alloy

    Abeer Gharib

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 1, June 2020
    Pages: 1-5
    Received: 10 December 2019
    Accepted: 20 December 2019
    Published: 4 January 2020
    Abstract: Ancient silver with about 2% copper object is studied to determine manufacturing defects based on chemical and microscopic investigations. In this paper Bullion (silver-copper alloy) ink box inlays with enamel from the Museum of the faculty of applied arts in Cairo, Egypt has been investigated to identify manufacturing process and its effect on the... Show More
  • Treatment of Paper Oxidation and Acidification by Linseed Gel with MgHCO3 and Zinc Oxide (NP)

    Wafika Noshyutta, Rushdya Rabee Ali Hassan, Mohamed Awd

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 1, June 2020
    Pages: 6-14
    Received: 23 April 2020
    Accepted: 19 May 2020
    Published: 8 June 2020
    Abstract: Collection paper in museums and libraries and stores suffer from acid hydrolysis and oxidations, many factors catalysis the deterioration by acid hydrolysis and oxidations, such as humidity and temperature and light and fungi, paper contains iron ink and colors based on ions heavy metals such as copper and zinc, air pollution, visible and industry ... Show More