Saving Oseberg publications

PhD theses and peer-reviewed research papers resulting from the previous Alum Research Project and the ongoing Saving Oseberg project. Please refer to the individual researchers' web pages for additional publications, including conference proceedings and popularising articles.

PhD theses resulting from the project

McHale, E. (2018). Development of lignin-like oligomers for the consolidation of waterlogged archaeological wood. PhD, Department of Chemistry, University of Oslo.

Andriulo, F. (2017). Nanotecnologie per il restauro di legno archeologico trattato con allume. (Nanotechnologies for the restoration of alum-treated archaeological wood). Phd in Chemical Science, University of Florence.

Braovac, S. (2015). Alum-treated wood: Material characterization, a case study of the Oseberg finds. The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Schools of Architecture, Design and Conservation. Copenhagen. 302 s.

Tamburini, D. (2015), From the Burial Environment to the Laboratory: The analytical challenge of archaeological wood, Department of Chemistry and Industrial Chemistry, University of Pisa. Link

Christensen, M., (2013). Developing new consolidants for archaeological wood. University of Oslo, Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences & Museum of Cultural History, University of Oslo. Link

Peer-reviewed research paper in reverse chronological order

McQueen, C. M. A., Łucejko, J. J., Flåte, I. M. T., Modugno, F. & Braovac, S. 2019. Ammonium alum in alum-treated wooden artefacts: discovery, origins and consequences. Heritage Science, 7, 78.

Mortensen, M. N., Chaumat, G., Gambineri, F., Kutzke, H., Łucejko, J. J., McQueen, C., Modugno, F., Tamburini, D. & Taube, M. 2019. Climatically induced degradation processes in conserved archaeological wood studied by timelapse photography. Studies in Conservation, 64, 115-123.

Braovac, S., McQueen, C., Sahlstedt, M., Kutzke, H., Łucejko, J. J. & Klokkernes, T. 2018. Navigating conservation strategies: linking material research on alum-treated wood from the Oseberg collection to conservation decisions. Heritage Science, 6:77, 1-16.

Łucejko, J. J., La Nasa, J., McQueen, C., Braovac, S., Colombini, M. P., Modugno, F., McHale, E., Braovac, S., Steindal, C. C., Kutzke, H. & Benneche, T. 2018. Protective effect of linseed oil varnish on archaeological wood treated with alum. Microchemical journal (Print), 139, 50-61.

McQueen, C., Steindal, C. C., Narygina, O. & Braovac, S. 2018a. Temperature- and humidity-induced changes in alum-treated wood: a qualitative X-ray diffraction study. Heritage Science, 6:66, 1-11.

McQueen, C., Tamburini, D. & Braovac, S. 2018b. Identification of inorganic compounds in composite alum-treated wooden artefacts from the Oseberg collection. Scientific Reports, 8.

Andriulo, F., Giorgi, R., Steindal, C. C., Kutzke, H., Baglioni, P. & Braovac, S. (2017). Hybrid nanocomposites made of diol-modified silanes and nanostructured calcium hydroxide. Applications to Alum-treated wood. Pure and Applied Chemistry, 89, 29-39. 

McHale, E., Steindal, C. C., Kutzke, H., Benneche, T. & Harding, S. E. (2017). In situ polymerisation of isoeugenol as a green consolidation method for waterlogged archaeological wood. Scientific Reports, 7, 46481.

McQueen, C. M., Tamburini, D., Łucejko, J. J., Braovac, S., Gambineri, F., Modugno, F., Colombini, M. P. & Kutzke, H. (2017). New insights into the degradation processes and influence of the conservation treatment in alum-treated wood from the Oseberg collection. Microchemical Journal, 132, 119–129.

Zoia, L., Tamburini, D., Orlandi, M., Łucejko, J. J., Salanti, A., Tolppa, E.-L., Modugno, F. & Colombini, M. P. (2017). Chemical characterisation of the whole plant cell wall of archaeological wood: an integrated approach. Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry, 1-13.

Andriulo, F., Braovac, S., Kutzke, H., Giorgi, R. & Baglioni, P. (2016). Nanotechnologies for the restoration of alum-treated archaeological wood. Applied Physics A: Materials Science & Processing, 122, 9.

Braovac, S., Tamburini, D., Łucejko, J. J., McQueen, C., Kutzke, H. & Colombini, M. P. (2016). Chemical analyses of extremely degraded wood using analytical pyrolysis and inductively coupled plasma atomic emission spectroscopy. Microchemical Journal, 124, 368-379.

McHale, E., Braovac, S., Steindal, C. C., Gillis, R. B., Adams, G. G., Harding, S. E., Benneche, T. & Kutzke, H. (2016). Synthesis and characterisation of lignin-like oligomers as a bio-inspired consolidant for waterlogged archaeological wood. Pure and Applied Chemistry, 88, 969-977.

Christensen, M., Hansen, F. & Kutzke, H. (2015a). Phenol Formaldehyde Revisited—Novolac Resins for the Treatment of Degraded Archaeological Wood. Archaeometry, 57, 536-559.

Christensen, M., Larnøy, E., Kutzke, H. & Hansen, F. K. (2015b). Treatment of waterlogged archaeological wood using chitosan-and modified chitosan solutions. Part 1: Chemical compatibility and microstructure. Journal of the American Institute for Conservation, 54, 3-13.

Bader, T., de Borst, K., Fackler, K., Ters, T. & Braovac, S. (2013). A nano to macroscale study on structure-mechanics relationships of archaeological oak. Journal of Cultural Heritage, 14, 377-388.

Braovac, S. & Kutzke, H. (2012). The presence of sulfuric acid in alum-conserved wood – origin and consequences. Journal of Cultural Heritage, 13, 203-208.

Christensen, M., Kutzke, H. & Hansen, F. K. (2012). New materials used for the consolidation of archaeological wood–past attempts, present struggles, and future requirements. Journal of Cultural Heritage, 13, S183-S190.

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Publisert 30. des. 2012 16:26 - Sist endret 12. des. 2019 13:56