Reports and publications

Conservation publications

Science publications


Conservation publications

1998

Barlow, M, Conservation of Wallpaintings, Annual of the BritishSchoolat Athens 92 (1997) p. 409

Broderick, A , The Toughness of Early Mixtures of Materials Containing Organic Constituents and Their Relationship to Natural and Modern Designed Composite Materials, P Martindale (ed), The Analysis of Pigments and Plasters - Its relevance to Current Wall Painting and Stone Conservation Practice, post-prints of UKIC Wallpaintings section conference, British Museum, London, 1997, (May 1998) pp. 9-13

Cruickshank P, Lee D and Potter J, Re-evaluation of the Adhesive Treatment of Two Cloaks From the North West Coast of America, Adhesive Treatments Revisited, post-prints of UKIC Textile Section Adhesives Forum III (1998) pp. 81-85

Daniels V, The Construction of A Chamber for Nitrogen Fumigation, The Conservator 21 (1998) pp. 70-75

Daniels V, The Effect of Water Treatments on Paper with Applied Pastel Or Powder Pigment, The Paper Conservator 22 (1998) pp. 29-37

Daniels V and Kibrya R, Effects of Freezing on Museum Objects, Conservation News 66 (1998) pp. 20-21,

Daniels V, Paper Conservation Research: the Last Twenty-One Years, J Egan (ed), Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference of the Institute of Paper Conservation, London, April 1997 (August 1998) pp. 273-283

Dove S, Contribution on conservation of coins to World of Money, CD-ROM, , British Museum, London, 1998

Hockey M, Examination and Investigative Cleaning of A Pair of Bronze Earrings, D Williams (ed), The Art of the Greek Goldsmith, British Museum, 1998, pp. 147-148

Hogan L, Islamic Pottery: Methods of Old Restoration, Staining and its Removal, in A Paterakis (ed), Glass, Ceramics and Related Materials: Interim Meeting of ICOM CGCG Working Group September 13-16 1998, ICOM Ceramics & Glass Group, 1998, pp. 123-133

Kosek J, The Heyday of Pastels in the Eighteenth Century, The Paper Conservator 22 (1998) pp. 1-9

Lee L, Scientific Methods for Investigating Coin Sufaces, D Goodburn-Brown and J Jones (eds), Look After the Pennies, Archetype Publications, London, 1998, pp. 1-8

Leseur H, A Note on the Research and Conservation of the 19 Hogge Coins From Castle Island, Bermuda Journal of Archaeology and Maritime History 10 (1998) pp. 1-40

McIntyre I, A Greek gold wreath: Restoration and Observations on Construction, D Williams (ed), The Art of the Greek Goldsmith, British Museum,1998, pp. 149-152

Middleton A,Shearman F, Stapleton C and Youngs S, The Gilton Brooch: the Earliest Medieval Cloisonné Enamel in Western Europe?, Jewellery Studies 8 (1998) pp. 27-36

Norville-Day H,Townsend J H and Johnston F, A Study of the Effects of Bleaching Treatments on Nineteenth-century Watercolour Pigments, with Special Reference to Turner's Palette, Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference of the Institute of Paper Conservation, London, April 1997 (1998), pp. 137-149

Oddy A and Winsor P, A Provisional Bibliography of Harold James Plenderleith, Studies in Conservation 43 (3) (1998) pp. 144-149

Oddy A, A New Dawn for Conservation in the UK?, SSCR Journal 9 (1) (1998) pp. 6

Pullan M and Singleton D, Conservation of the Pink Lady, A Roman Egyptian Painted Linen Shroud, Painted Textiles, UKIC, 1998, pp. 2-8

Quinton J, Conservation of an 18th Century Pier Glass from Hampton Court Palace, A Paterakis (ed), Glass, Ceramics and Related Materials: Interim Meeting of ICOM CGCG Working Group, September 13-16 1998, ICOM Ceramics & Glass Group, 1998, pp. 42-52

Rugheimer A and Shashoua Y, An Evaluation of the Use of Cellulose Ethers in Paper Conservation at the British Museum, J Egan (ed), Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference of the Institute of Paper Conservation, London, April 1997 (August 1998) pp. 150-159

Shashoua Y and Ling D, Comparison of Fynebond, Araldite 2020 and Hxtal Nyl-1 Adhesives for Glass and Porcelain Conservation, Conservation News 66 (1998) pp. 33-36

Shearman F, Review of E Cameron (ed) Leather and Fur: Aspects of Early Medieval Trade and Technology, Archetype Publications, London,1998, Conservation News 67 (1998) pp. 15

Smith S, British Bronze Age Pottery; An Overview of Deterioration and Current Techniques of Conservation At the British Museum, The Conservator 22 (1998) pp. 3-10

Starzeccka D and Rae A, Sense and Sensitivity: the Preparation of the Maori Exhibition, BritishMuseumMagazine 30 (1998) pp. 28-31

Taylor J, Craddock P and Shearman F, Egyptian Hollow-cast Bronze Statues of the Early First Millenium BC, Apollo 148 (437) (July 1998) pp. 9-14

Thickett D, Sealing of MDF to Prevent Corrosive Emissions, The Conservator 22 (1998) pp. 49-56,

Thickett D, The Use of A Beam-Condenser and Diamond Cell for Microanalysis, B Pretzel (ed), Postprints of Second Infra-red Users Group Meeting, Victoria and Albert Museum, London (1998) pp. 57-70

Ward C, The Conservation of Three Plastic Rickshaw Decorations, Conservation News 65 (1998) pp. 13-16

Ward C, The Conservation of Three Plastic Rickshaw Decorations, Newsletter of the Working Group for Modern Materials, ICOM, Spring 1998, pp. 3-6

Ward C, Current Treatments in the Conservation of Waterlogged and Desiccated Archaeological Leather, report on a meeting, Archaeological Leather Group Newsletter 8 (1998) pp. 1-2

Watkins S and Enderly C, Processing Coin Hoards at the British Museum, D Goodburn-Brown & J Jones (eds), Look After the Pennies: Numismatics and Conservation in the 1990s, Archetype Publications, London,1998, pp. 49-57

Watkins S, The Treasure Act, Portable Antiquities and Conservation, S Ryder & K Suenson-Taylor (compilers), Archaeological Conservation: A Key to the Past, 1: Power, Thought and Greed, UKIC Archaeology Section, 1998, pp. 63-74

Watkins S, Shearman F and Haith C, Conservation of Metal Artefacts from an Anglo-Saxon Cemetery at Buckland, Kent, England, W Mourey and L Robbida (eds) Metal 98, Proceedings of the International Conference on Metals Conservation, London, 1998, pp. 15-21

Wills B, The leather sandals and shoes, D Welsby, Soba II : Renewed Excavations Within the Metropolis of the Kingdom of Alwa, BIEA Memoir 15, British Museum, 1998

back to top

1997

Bradley S M (ed), 'The Interface Between Science and Conservation', British Museum Occasional Paper No.116, British Museum, London, 1997

Bradley S M, The impact of conservation science in the British Museum in The Interface Between Science and Conservation, (S M Bradley, ed, British Museum Occasional Paper No.116, British Museum, London, 1997, 1-7

Bradley S M,, Review of A Guide to the Measurement of Humidity, The Institute of Measurement and Control, London, Museum Practice issue 4 (Vol.2, No.1), 1997, 13

Bradley S M, Newey H, Lee L, Lang J, Craddock P, Watkins S, Shearman F, and Thickett D, 'Assessment of the plasma treatment for archaeological iron objects in the collections of the British Museum', Zeitschrift fYr Schweizerische Archaologie und Kunstgeschichte 54 (1997) 54-8,

Brookes S, 'A new approach to the design of kiln furniture for the firing of Cuneiform Tablets', Iraq LIX (1997) 203-207 ,

Brookes S, 'The scripted sherd' in Shared Experiences, Proceedings of UKIC-CG conference, 1997, 56-61,

Carroll S, 'Organising a Roadshow' in Ours For Keeps, Conservation Unit resource pack, Museums and Galleries Commission, 1997

Cruickshank P and Morgan H, 'Resti revealed', In Hali, the International Magazine of Antique Carpet and Textile Art 93 (1997) 63-65,

Daniels V, 'Conservation and the chemical industry', Chemistry and Industry 24 (1997) 987 990,

Daniels V, 'X-rays and paper', Radiography of Cultural Material (eds J Lang and A Middleton), Butterworth-Heinemann (1997), 82-97

Daniels V and Lohneis G, 'Deterioration of sugar artefacts', Studies in Conservation 42 (1997) 17-26,

Green L and Bradley S M, 'An investigation into strategies for the long-term storage of archaeological iron', Metal 95, (I D MacLeod, S L Pennec and L Robbiola, eds), James & James, 1997, 305-9

Johnson C, Gill A, Miller E and Hignett K, 'Aspects of consolidation', Portraits and Masks (M Bierbrier, ed), 1997, 100-105,

Johnson C, Hignett K, Jaeschke R and Roy G, 'The conservation of the portraits and associated antiquities', Ancient Faces: Mummy Portraits from Ancient Egypt, (S Walker and M Bierbrier, eds), British Museum Publications, 1997, 25-28

Lee L, Thomson A and Daniels V, 'Princes in the House of Timur: conservation and examination of an Early Mughal Painting', Studies in Conservation 42 (1997) 231-240,

Oddy W A, 'Compensation for loss - why do we do it?', The Abbey Newsletter 21 (2) (1997) 22-24,

Quinton J, 'A colossus task', Shared Experiences, proceedings of UKIC-CG conference,1997, 62-69,

Quinton J, 'A Colossus Task', SSCR Journal (Vol.8) 3 (August 1997) 9-15,

Shearman F S and Dove S, 'Applications of radiography in conservation', Radiography of Cultural Material (eds J Lang and A Middleton), Butterworth-Heinemann (1997), 136-154

Shashoua Y R, 'Leave it to the experts?', The Interface Between Science and Conservation, (S M Bradley, ed), British Museum Occasional Paper No.116, British Museum, London, 1997, 231-23

6 Smith G J, Miller I J, Daniels V and Smith A J, 'White wool, the growth of the ancient dye industry and an expanding colour vocabulary', Journal of the Society of Dyes and Colourists 113, April 1997, 124-6 ,

Smith S, 'A review of old methods of restoration', Shared Experiences, proceedings of UKIC CG conference (1997), 16-26,

Sweek T, 'National Museum of Beirut: the conservation of the sculpture and stone objects', National Museum News 5 (Spring 1997) 21-24 ,

Thickett D, 'MDF - safe for use in museums', Museum Practice 5 (1997) 20-21,

Thickett D and Enderly C, 'The cleaning of coin hoards: the benefits of a collaborative approach', The Interface Between Science and Conservation, (S M Bradley, ed), British Museum Occasional Paper No.116, British Museum, London, 1997, 182-192

Watkins S, 'Science and conservation at the British Museum: a Nineteenth-Century legacy', The Interface Between Science and Conservation, (S M Bradley, ed), British Museum Occasional Paper No.116, British Museum, London, 1997, 182-192

Watkins S, 'The care of finds', The Treasure Act Code of Practice for Englandand Wales1996, Department of National Heritage, 1997, Appendix 5

back to top

Science publications

 

Ceramics

2003

Freestone I C, Joyner L and Howard R (2003) The composition of porcelain from the Isleworth manufactory. English Ceramic Society Transactions 18, 284-294.

2002

Bimson M and Freestone I C (2002) Phosphatic porcelain from the Vauxhall site. English Ceramic Circle Proceedings 18, 91-95.

2001

Freestone, I., Joyner, L., Howard, R. & Watts, A. (2001) A dated Porcelain Waster from Isleworth, English Ceramic Circle Transactions, Volume 17 Part 3, 325-326

Freestone I.C., Politis K.D. and Stapleton, C.P. 2001, The Byzantine glazed pottery from Deir Ain Abata, Jordan. In E. Villeneuve et P. M. Watson, La céramique byzantine et proto-islamique en Syrie-Jordanie (IVe-VIIIe siècles apr. J.-C.). Actes du colloque tenu à Amman les 3, 4 et 5 décembre 1994, BAH 159, IFAPO Beyrouth, 197-205

Magrill, M. and Middleton, A.P. 2001, Did the potter's wheel go out of use in Late Bronze Age Palestine? Antiquity, 75, 137-44.

Middleton, A.P. 2001 Analysis of the white grounds on some of the polychrome decorated figurines. In: Greek Terracottas (Lucilla Burn and Reynold Higgins), 307-312, London: British Museum Press.

2000

Joyner, L. 2000. Production and Distribution of pottery in the Eastern Mediterranean: applications of ceramic petrography (Ed.) Internet Archaeology 9.

Joyner, L. & Politis, K.D. 2000. Catering for Pilgrims: Petrographic Analysis of Late Antique Kitchenware from the Monastery of St. Lot at Deir ‘Ain ‘Abata, Jordan. Internet Archaeology 9.

Middleton, A.P., Magrill, P. and Humphrey, S. 2000, A Late Bronze Age potter's workshop at Lachish, Israel. Internet Archaeology, 9.

Hughes,M. and Joyner,L. 2000, Appendix 1: Technology and Sources of Korean celadon. In: J.Portal, Korea: Art and Archaeology, London: British Museum Press.

Middleton, A.P., Hook, D.R. and Humphrey, M.S. 2000 Scientific examination of some ceramic materials and samples of litharge. In: King Croesus' Gold, (Ramage, A. and Craddock, P.), 157-68, London: British Museum Press.

1999

Freestone I. C. 1999, The science of early English porcelain. British Ceramic Proceedings 60, 11-17.

Gaimster, D. and Hughes, M.J. 1999, South NetherlandsMaiolica Floor Tiles from the BroadArrowTower, Towerof London. In: Maiolica in the North. The Archaeology of Tin-glazed Earthenware in North-west Europe C.1500-1600. British Museum Occasional Paper 122. (Ed. Gaimster, D.), 175-9, London: British Museum.

Gaimster, D. and Hughes, M.J. 1999, The Earliest Maiolica Stove in N-W Europe: Re-analysis of the Dissolution Finds from the Abbey of St.Mary Graces, London. In: Maiolica in the North. The Archaeology of Tin-glazed Earthenware in North-west Europe C.1500-1600. British Museum Occasional Paper 122. (Ed. Gaimster, D.), 185-7, London: British Museum.

Hughes, M.J. 1999,Provenance Studies of Korean Celadons of the Koryo Period by Neutron Activation Analysis. Archaeometry, 41, 287-310.

Hughes, M.J. and Gaimster, D. 1999, Neutron Activation Analyses of Maiolica from London, Norwich, the Low Countriesand Italy. In: Maiolica in the North: The Archaeology of Tin-glazed Earthenware in North-west Europe C.1500-1600. British Museum Occasional Papers (122). (Ed. Gaimster, D.), 57-89, London: British Museum

Wood N, Freestone I C and Stapleton C P 1999, Early polychrome glazes on a Chinese ceramic bead of the Warring States period. International Symposium on Ancient Ceramics (ISAC 99), Shanghai (In Chinese) 29-37.

1998

Fitton, L., Hughes, M.J. And Quirke, S. 1998, Northerners at Lahun: Neutron Activation Analysis of Minoan and Related Pottery in the BritishMuseum. In: Lahun Studies. (Ed. Quirke, S.), 112-40, Reigate: Sia Publishing.

Hughes, M.J. 1998, Neutron Activation Analysis of a Group of Sherds from Nimrudwith Stamped Decoration. Iranica Antiqua, 33 129-33.

Hurst, D., and Freestone, I. 1998, Lead glazing technique from a Medieval kiln site at Harley Swan, Worcestershire, Medieval Ceramics , 20 13-18.

Porter, V. and Hughes, M.J. 1998, The Glazed Pottery, In: Soba II, (Ed. Welsby, D.A.), 174-7, London: British Museum Press.

Rigby, V., Freestone, I., Humphrey, M.S. and Middleton, A. 1998, Thoughts on Pottery of the First Millennium BC found in East Yorkshire, In: Further light on the Parisi, (Ed. Halkon, P.), 36-40, Hull: East Riding Archaeological Trust.

Tite, M.S., Freestone, I.C., Mason, R., Molera, J., Vendrell-Saz, M., and Wood, N. 1998, Lead glazes in antiquity - methods of production and reasons for use, Archaeometry, 40 (2), 241-60.

1997

Hook, D.R. 1997, Provenancing Rhenish stoneware using neutron activation analysis, in D.R.M. Gaimster, ed. German stoneware 1200-1900, BMP, London, 344-353.

Freestone, I.C., and Tite, M.S. 1997, The Technology of German Stoneware Glazes, in German Stoneware 1200-1900, (ed. Gaimster, D.R.M.), 354-8, London: BMP

Gaimster D and Freestone I. 1997, Introduction, in Pottery in the Making, World Ceramic Traditions. London: British Museum Press, 9-19.

Hughes, M.J., Blake, H., Hurst, J. and Wilson, T. 1997, Neutron Activation Analysis of Italian Maiolica and other ,Medieval Italian Ceramics, In: Archaeological Sciences 1995, (Eds. Sinclair, A., Slater, E. and Gowlette, J.), 77-81, Oxford: Oxbow.

Hughes, M.J., Freestone, I.C. and Humphrey, M.S. 1997,Neutron Activation and Petrographic Analysis of Pottery, In: Excavations at Khirbet Khatuniyeh, (Eds. Curtis, J. and Green, A.), 98-101,

Magrill, P. and Middleton, A.P. 1997, A Canaanite Potters Workshop in Palestine, In: Pottery in the Making, (Eds. Freestone, I.C. and Gaimster, D.), 68-73, London: British Museum Press.

Middleton, A.P. 1997, Ceramic Petrology, Revista do Museu de Arqueologia e Etnologia, Sao Paolo, Supplemento 2, 73-9.

Rigby V and Freestone I. 1997, Ceramic changes in Late Iron Age Britain, in Pottery in the Making, World Ceramic Traditions. London: British Museum Press, 56-61.

Varndell G and Freestone I. 1997, Early prehistoric pottery in Britain, in Pottery in the Making, World Ceramic Traditions. London: British Museum Press, 32-37.

Middleton, A.P. and Freestone, I.C. 1997, Inside View, Ceramic Review, No. 166, 28-30.

back to top

 

Dating

All British Museum datelists were published either in the journal Radiocarbon or, more latterly, in Archaeometry; brief references are given below. Dates published between 1980 and 1984 are subject to error, but corrected data were issued (Bowman et al,1990: see below) for many of the samples involved.

BM-I: Radiocarbon, 1 (1959), 81–6
BM-II: Radiocarbon, 2 (1960), 26–30
BM-III: Radiocarbon, 3 (1961), 39–45
BM-IV: Radiocarbon, 5 (1963), 104–8
BM-V: Radiocarbon, 10 (1968), 1–7
BM-VI: Radiocarbon, 11, 2 (1969), 278–94
BM-VII: Radiocarbon, 13, 2 (1971), 157–88
BM-VIII: Radiocarbon, 18, 1 (1976), 16–42
BM-IX: Radiocarbon, 19, 2 (1977), 143–60
BM-X: Radiocarbon, 21, 1 (1979), 41–7
BM-XI: Radiocarbon, 21, 3 (1979), 339–52
BM-XII: Radiocarbon, 23, 1 (1981), 14–23
BM-XIII: Radiocarbon, 24, 2 (1982), 151–70
BM-XIV: Radiocarbon, 24, 3 (1982), 229–61
BM-XV: Radiocarbon, 24, 3 (1982), 262–90
BM-XVI: Radiocarbon 25, 1 (1983), 39–58
BM-XVII: Radiocarbon 26, 1 (1984), 59–74
BM-XVIII: Radiocarbon 27, 3 (1985), 508–24
BM-XIX: Radiocarbon 29, 1 (1987), 61–77
BM-XX: Radiocarbon 29, 2 (1987), 177–96
BM-XXI: Radiocarbon 31, 1 (1989), 15–32
BM-XXII: Radiocarbon 33, 1 (1991), 51–68
BM-XXIII: Radiocarbon 36, 1 (1994), 95–111
BM-XXIV: Archaeometry 40, 2 (1998), 413-37
BM-XXV: Archaeometry 41, 1(1999), 185-195

Bowman, S.G.E., Ambers J.C. & Leese M.N. 1990. Re-evaluation of British Museum radiocarbon dates issued between 1980 and 1984, Radiocarbon 32, 59-79.

1999

Ambers, J. and Housley, R. 1999, Radiocarbon Dating. In: The Harmony of Symbols: The Windmill Causewayed Enclosure, Wiltshire. (Eds. Whittle, A., Pollard, J. and Grigson, C.), 116-20, Oxford: Oxbow.

Ambers, J. and Bowman, S.G.E., Garwood, P., Hedges, R. and Houseley, R.1999, Appendix 1: Radiocarbon Dating. In: Excavations at Barrow Hills, Radley, Oxfordshire, Vol. 1. (Eds. Barclay, A. and Helpin, C.), 330-9, Oxford: Oxford University Committee for Archaeology.

1998

Ambers, J. 1998, Dating Grimes Graves, Radiocarbon 40, 591-600.

back to top

 

Glass and Enamels

2003

Freestone I C, Stapleton C P and Rigby V (2003) The production of red glass and enamel in the Later Iron Age, Roman and Byzantine periods. In Entwistle C (ed.) Through a glass brightly - studies in Byzantine and Medieval Art and Archaeology presented to David Buckton. Oxbow 142-154

Freestone I C and Bimson M (2003) Possible early use of chromium as a glass colourant. Journal of Glass Studies 45, 183-185.

Freestone I C (2003) Primary glass sources in the mid-first millennium A.D. Annales du 15e Congres de l=Association Internationale pour l=Histoire du Verre, 111-115.

Freestone I C, Leslie K A, Thirlwall M and Gorin-Rosen Y (2003) Strontium isotopes in the investigation of early glass production: Byzantine and early Islamic glass from the Near East. Archaeometry 45, 19-32

2002

Freestone I C (2002) Composition and Affinities of Glass from the Furnaces on the Island Site, Tyre. Journal of Glass Studies, 44, 67-77

Freestone I C, Greenwood R and Gorin-Rosen Y (2002) Byzantine and early Islamic glassmaking in the Eastern Mediterranean: production and distribution of primary glass. in G. Kordas ( ed) Hyalos - Vitrum - Glass. History Technology and Conservation of glass and vitreous materials in the Hellenic World. 1st International conference Rhodes - Greece 1-4 April 2001. Athens , 167-174.

Freestone I C (2002) The relationship between enamelling on ceramic and on glass in the Islamic World. Archaeometry 44, 251-255

Freestone I C, Ponting M and Hughes M J (2002) Origins of Byzantine glass from Maroni Petrera, Cyprus. Archaeometry 44, 257-272

2001

Aldsworth F, Jennings S., Haggarty G, Whitehouse D B and Freestone I C (2001) The glass-making area on the Island Site at Tyre, Southern Lebanon. Bulletin d=Archaéologie et d=Architecture Libanaises, 5, 219-239.

Bimson M and Freestone I C (2001) An analysis of blue glass from the enamel in J Mitchell and I Lyse Hansen (eds) San Vincenzo al Volturnao 3: The Finds from the 1980-86 Excavations Spoleto: Centro Italiano di Studi Sull=Alto Medioevo, pp.285-6

Freestone, I.C., 2001. Post-depositional changes in archaeological ceramics and glasses. In Brothwell, D.R. and Pollard, A.M. Handbook of Archaeological Sciences. John Wiley, pp 615-625.

Bronk, H. and Freestone, I.C., 2001. A quasi non-destructive microsampling technique for the analysis of intact glass objects by SEM-EDXA. Archaeometry 43, 517-528

2000

Freestone, I.C., Gorin-Rosen, Y. and Hughes, M.J., 2000. Composition of primary glass from Israel in: Ateliers primaires et secondaires de verriers du second millinaire av. J.-C. au Moyen-Age, M.-D. Nenna (ed.), Travaux de la Maison de l'Orient Méditerranéen no. 33, 65-84.

Bimson, M. and Freestone, I.C., 2000, Analysis of some glass from Anglo-Saxon jewellery. Glass in Britain and Ireland, AD 350-1100 (ed J Price), British Museum Occasional Paper 127, 131-136.

1999

Freestone, I.C. and Gorin-Rosen, Y. 1999, The Great Glass Slab at Bet She'arim, Israel: An early Islamic Glassmaking Experiment? J Glass Stud, 41 105-16.

Stapleton, C.P., Freestone, I.C. and Bowman, S.G.E. 1999, Composition and Origin of Early Medieval Opaque Red Enamel from Britainand Ireland. Journal Archaeological Science, 26 913-21.

1998

Freestone, I.C. and Stapleton, C.P. 1998, Composition and Technology of Islamic Enamelled Glass of the Thirteenth and Fourteenth Centuries, In: Gilded and Enamelled Glass from the Middle East, (Ed. Ward, R.), vol. 1, 122-8, London: British Musem Press.

Middleton, A., Shearman, F., Stapleton, C. and Youngs,S. (1998) The Guilton Brooch: The Earliest Medieval Cloisonné Enamel in Western Europe? Jewellery Studies 8 11-21.

1997

Bowman, S.G.E. And Freestone, I.C. 1997, Early 14th Century Enamelwork: a Technical Examination of the Hanap Cover of AllSoulsCollege, Oxford. Techne, 6 41-7.

back to top

 

Metals

2003

Hook, D.R. 2003, The Composition and Technology of Early Copper-Alloy Metalwork from Italy, Archaeometallurgy in Europe, Proceedings, 2, Assoc. Italiana di Metallurgia, Milan, 57-66.

S. La Niece 2003. Medieval Islamic Metal Technology. In P. Jett (ed) Scientific Research in the Field of Asian Art: Proceedings of the First Forbes Symposium at the Freer Gallery of Art. Archetype publications, London.

M. Cowell, S. La Niece, J. Rawson 2003.A study of Later Chinese Metalwork. In P. Jett (ed) Scientific Research in the Field of Asian Art: Proceedings of the First Forbes Symposium at the Freer Gallery of Art. Archetype publications, London.

P.T. Craddock, S. La Niece and D.R. Hook 2003. Evidences for the production, trading and refining of copper in the Gulf of Oman during the 3rd millennium BC. In Stollner, Korlin, Steffens and Cierny (eds) Mensch aund Bergbau. Studies in honour of Gerd Weisgerber, Bochum.

2002

Irving, A. and Ambers, J. 2002, Hidden treasures from the Royal Cemetery at Ur, Near Eastern Archaeology, 65 (3), 206-214

Craddock, P.T., Cumming, E.M. and Hook, D.R. 2002, Metal ingots from the Earl of Abergavenny - Section 3, in E. M. Cumming, ed. The Earl of Abergavenny. (CD-Rom), MIBEC Enterprises, Weymouth.

S. La Niece, F. Shearman , J. Taylor and A. Simpson, 2002. Polychromy and Egyptian Bronze: new evidence for artificial coloration. Studies in Conservation 47, 2 , 2002

N. Meeks, S. La Niece and P Estevez 2002. The technology of early platinum plating: a gold mask of the La Tolita culture, Ecuador. Archaeometry 44,2. 273-284

2001

Craddock, P.T. and Hook, D.R. 2001, Appendix: The Composition of the Etruscan Mirrors. In: Etruscan Mirrors, BMP, London, 63-65.

2000

Hook, D.R. and La Niece, S.C. 2000, The composite disc brooch from Grave 11 and other precious metal grave-goods., Norwich Southern Bypass, part II: Anglo-Saxon cemetery at Harford Farm, Caistor St Edmund, East Anglian Archaeology 92, (Norfolk Museums Service).

Hook, D.R. and Meeks, N.D. 2000, The scientific examination of the gold armlets and the analysis of a fragment from the dagger, in G. Hughes, ed. The Lockington Gold Hoard: an Early Bronze Age barrow cemetery at Lockington, Leicestershire., Oxbow, Oxford, 27-29.

Middleton, A.P., Hook, D.R. and Humphrey, M.S. 2000, Scientific examination of some ceramic materials and samples of litharge., in A. Ramage & P.T. Craddock, eds. King Croesus' Gold: Excavations at Sardis and the History of Gold Refining, British Museum, London, 157-168.

La Niece S. and Meeks, N., 2000, Diversity of goldsmithing traditions in the Americasand the Old World, : Precolumbian Gold, technology, style and iconography (Ed. McEwan C.) . 220-239. London: British Museum Press.

1999

Arantharamu, T.R., Craddock, P.T., Nagesh Rao, K., Murthy, S.R.N. and Wayman, M. 1999, Crucible Steel of Ghattihosahalli, Chitradurga District, Karnataka, Southern India. Historical Metallurgy, 33, 13-25.

Cowell, M. 1999, Analysis of some Columbian Gold Coins. In: Or du Bresil, Monnaie et Croissance en France au XVIIIe Siecle. (Eds. Morrisson, C., Barrandon, J. and Morrisson, C.), vol. 1 173-4, Paris: CNRS.

Craddock, P.T. 1999,Paradigms of Metallurgical Innovation in Prehistoric Europe. In: The Beginnings of Metallurgy. (Conference date 1995), (Ed. Hauptmann, A.), 175-192. Bochum: Der Anschnitt.

Lang, J., Craddock, P.T. and Simpson St.J, 1999, New Evidence for Early Crucible Steel. J Hist Metal Soc, 32 , 7-14.

La Niece, S. 1999, Metallurgical Case Studies from the BritishMuseum's Collections of Pre-Hispanic Gold. Boletin Museo Del Oro, 44-45 139-57.

1998

Archibald, M.M., Fenwick, V. and Cowell, M.R. 1997, A Sceat of Ethelbert I of East Anglia and Recent finds of Coins of Beonna, British Numismatics Journal 65 :1-19.

Cowell, M.R., Hyne, K., Meeks, N.D. And Craddock, P.T. 1998, Analyses of the Lydian Electrum Gold and Silver Coinages. In: Metallurgy in Numismatics, VOL.4. (Eds. Oddy, A. and Cowell, M.R.), vol. 4, 526-38, London: Royal Numismatic Soc.

Craddock, P.T. 1998, New Light on the Production of Crucible Steel in Asia, Bull Metal Mus, 29: 41-66.

Craddock, P.T. 1998, Hympty Km - Corinthium Aes - Wu Tong:Ancestors and Contemporaries of Shakudo and Sawasa. In: Sawasa: Japanese export art in black and gold 1650 -1800. (Ed. Kist, B.), Vol. 1, 11-7, Amsterdam: Rijksmuseum.

Craddock, P.T. and Burnett, A.M. 1998, The Composition of Etruscan and Umbrian Copper Alloy Coinage. In: (Eds. Oddy, A. and Cowell, M.r.). 262-275. London: Royal Numismatic Society.

Craddock, P.T., Freestone, I.C., Willies, L., Paliwal, H.V., Gurjar, L.K. And Hegde, K.T.M. 1998, Ancient Industry of Lead, Silver and Zinc in Rajasthan, In: Archaeometallurgy in India, (Ed. Tripathi, V.), vol. 1, 108-33, Delhi: Sharada.

Craddock, P.T., Freestone, I.C. and Dawe, C.D. 1998,Casting Metal in Limestone Moulds, Hist Metall, 31 , 1-7.

Craddock, P.T. and La Niece, S. 1998, The Black Bronzes of Egypt, In: Proceedings 1st International Conference on Ancient Egyptian Mining and Metallurgy, 89-100. Cairo: Ancient Egyptian Organisation.

Craddock, P.T., Meeks, N.D., Cowell, M.R., Middleton, AP, Hook, D.R., Ramage, A. and Geckinli, E. 1998, The Refining of Gold in the Classical World, In: The Art of the Greek Goldsmith, (Ed. Williams, D.), 111-121. London: British Musem Press.

Craddock, P.T., La Niece, S.C. And Hook, DR 1998, Brass in the Medieval Islamic World, In: 2000 Years of Brass - British Museum Occasional Paper 50, (Ed. Craddock, P.T.), 73-113, London: British Musem Press.

Craddock, P.T. and Weirong Zhou, 1998, The Survival of Traditional Zinc Production in China. In: Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on the Beginnings of the use on metals and alloys (Buma-iv). (Ed. Kimura, H.), 85-96. Sendai: Japan Inst. Of Metals.

Freestone, I.C. and Stapleton, C. 1998, The Metalworking Debris, In: Soba II, (Ed. Welsby, D.A.), 81-3, London: British Musem Press.

Giumlia-Mair, A. and La Niece, S. 1998,Early Niello Decoration on the Silver Rhyton in the Museo Civico, Trieste, In: The Art of the Greek Goldsmith, (Ed. Williams, D.), 139-145. London: British Musem Press.

Hook, D.R. 1998, Inductively-coupled Plasma Atomic Emission Spectrometry and its Role in Numismatic Studies. In: Metallurgy in Numismatics, Vol. 4. (Eds. Oddy, A. and Cowell, M.R.). 237-252. London: Royal Numismatic Society.

Hook, D.R. and Craddock, P.T. 1998, The Chemical Analysis of Copper Alloy Lamps from Classical Antiquity. In: Les Metaux Antiques: Travail et Restauration. (Eds. Nicolini, G. and Dieudonne-glad, N.). 121-127. Montagnac: Editions Monique Mergoil.

Hughes, M.J. 1998, Atomic Absorption Spectrometry in Numismatics. In: Metallurgy in Numismatics, Vol.4. (Eds. Oddy, A. and Cowell, M.r.), 223-36, London: Royal Numismatic Soc.

La Niece, S. 1998, Metallography in Numismatics. In: Metallurgy in Numismatics, Vol.4. (Royal Numismatic Society Special Publication No. 30.), (Eds. Oddy, W.a. And Cowell, M.R.), Vol. 4, 114-33, London: Royal Numismatic Society

La Niece, S. 1998, Niello Before the Romans. In: Jewellery Studies 8 ,49-56

Taylor, J., Craddock, P.T. and Shearman, F. 1998, Egyptian Hollow-cast Statues of Early First Millennium BC, Apollo, 148 (437), 9-14.

1997

Bowman, S.G.E., La Niece, S. and Meeks, N.D. 1997, Scientific Research at The BritishMuseumand a Metallurgical Study of Pre-Columbian Gold, TECHNE, 5 39-45.

Cowell, M.R. 1997, Napatan Period Metalwork: Further Analyses, Sudan Archaeological Research Society Bulletin,1 40-3.

Craddock, P.T. 1997, Low Technology Zinc Mining in the South West of China, Mining History, 13 , 41-51.

Craddock, P.T., Ambers, J., Hook, D.R., Farquhar, R.M., Chikwendu, V.E., Umeji, A.C. and Shaw, T. 1997, Metal Sources and the Bronzes from Igbo-Ukwu, Nigeria, Journal of Field Archaeology, 24 405-29.

Craddock, P.T. and Craddock, B. 1997, The Inception of Metallurgy in South-west Britain: Hypotheses and Evidence, in Prehistoric Extractive Metallurgy in Cornwall: Proceedings of a one day conference held at the Camborne School of Mine, Pool, Redruth, Cornwall, 11th July 1992, 1-14. Truro: Cornwall Archaeology Unit.

Craddock, P.T. and Hook, D.R. 1997, The British Museum Collection of Metal Ingots from Dated Wrecks, In: Artefacts from wrecks: Dated assemblages from the Late Middle Ages to the Industrial Revolution, (Ed. Redknap, M.), 143-54, Oxford: Oxbow.

Freestone, I.C. 1997, Iron-working Residues, In Survey and excavation: Mons Claudianus 1987-1993, Topography & Quarries, (Eds. Peacock, D.P.S. And Maxfield, V.A.), vol. 1, 246-51, Paris: Institut Francais D'Archeologie Orientale.

Lang, J. 1997, A Metallographic Examination of Eight Roman Daggers from Britain, In: Sites and Sights of the Iron Age, Oxbow Monograph 56, (Eds. Raftery, B., Megaw, V. and Rigby, V.), 119-32,

Lang, J. 1997, Iron Points, In: Survey and excavation Mons Claudianus 1987-1993 topography & quarries, (Eds. Peacock, D.P.S. And Maxfield, V.A.), Vol. 1, 251-3, Le Caire: Institut Francais D'Archeologie Orientale.

Lang, J. and Graham-Campbell, J. 1997, The Scientific Examination of a Fragment of a Silver Bossed Brooch from Cuerdale, Lancashire, England, N A R, 9 127-8.

La Niece, S.C. 1997, An Aluminium Medal of 1858, The Medal, 30 43-5.

Needham, S., Bronk, C.R., Coombs, D., Cartwright, C. and Pettit, P. 1997, AnIndependent Chronology for the British Bronze Age Metalwork: The Results of the OxfordRadiocarbon Acceleration Programme, Arch J, 154 55-107.

Pike, A.W.G., Cowell, M.R. and Curtis, J.E. 1997, The Use of Antimonal Bronze in the Koban Culture, Journal of Historical Metallurgy Society,30 11-6.

Pirie, E.J.E. And Cowell, M.R. 1997, Earduulf: A significant Addition to the Coinage of Northumbria, B Num J, 65 20-31.

Rigby, V., Swaddling, J. and Cowell, M. 1997, The Blandford Forum Group: are any Etruscan Figures True finds from Great Britainand Eire, in Italy In Europe: Economic Relations 700 BC - 50 AD, British Museum Occasional Paper 97, (Eds. Swaddling, J., Walker, S. and Roberts, P.), 107-29, London: British Museum.

back to top

 

Stone, Minerals and Pigments

2004

Ambers, J. 2004, Raman anlysis of pigments from the Egyptian Old Kingdom, Journal of Raman Spectroscopy, 38, in press.

Middleton, A., Young, J.R. and Ambers, J. 2004 The Folkton Drums: chalk or cheese? Antiquity, 78, Project Gallery: http://antiquity./

2003

Middleton, A. and Klemm, D. 2003 The geology of the Rosetta Stone. Journal of Egyptian Archaeology, 89, 207-16.

2002

Mitchell, T.C. and Middleton, A.P. 2002 The stones used in the Assyrian Sculptures. Journal of Cuneiform Studies, 54, 93-98.

2001

Morris, J.C., Ashton, N. and Hook, D.R., 2001, The Lithic Assemblage from the Neolithic Site of Sheri Khan Taraki, NWFP, Pakistan: The Technological Interpretation and the Resultant Socio-Economic Implications, Paleorient, 27, no. 1, 127-139.

Middleton, A. and Humphrey, S. 2001, Pigments on some Middle Kingdom coffins. In Colour and Painting in Ancient Egypt (ed. Davies, W.V.), 10-16. London: British Museum Press.

2000

Sax,M., Meeks,N.D. And Collon,D. 2000 The Introduction of the Lapidary Engraving Wheel in Mesopotamia, Antiquity 74, 380-7

Sweek, T., Middleton, A., Johns, C. and Uprichard, K. 2000 The materials, conservation and remounting of the Hemsworth Venus Mosaic. The Conservator, No. 24, 61-68.

1999

Middleton, AP 1999, Polychromy of some Fragments of Painted Relief from El-bersheh. In: Studies in Egyptian antiquities: a tribute to T.G.H. James. British Museum Occasional Papers 123. (Ed. Davies, W.V.), 37-44, London: British Museum.

Walker, S., Matthews, K.J. and Middleton, A.P. 1999,L'analyse Isotopique des Marbres De Cyrene et Apollonia: Resultants Recents. Karthago, 24 147-61.

1998

Sax, M., McNabb, J. and Meeks, N.D. 1998, Methods of Engraving Mesopotamian Cylinder Seals: Experimental Confirmation, Archaeometry, 40 , 1-21.

1997

Jenkins, I., Gratziu, C. and Middleton, A.P. 1997, The Polychromy of the Mausoleum, In: Sculptors and Sculpture of Caria and the Dodecanese, (Eds. Jenkins, I. and Waywell, G.B.), 35-41, London: British Museum Press.

Walker, S. and Matthews, K.J. 1997, The Marbles of the Mausoleum, In: Sculptors and Sculpture of Caria and the Dodecanese, (Eds. Jenkins, I. and Waywell, GB), 49-59, London: British Museum Press.

Stapleton, C.P., Humphrey, MS, Middleton, A.P. and Freestone, I.C. 1997, Report on the Examination of the Lewis Chessmen for Possible Traces of Pigments, In: The Lewis Chessmen, (Ed. Stratford, N.), 55, London: British Museum Press.

back to top

 

Environmental & Organics

2004

Cartwright, C.R. 2004 Environmental data: charcoal In H. Quinnell (ed.) Trethurgy. Excavations at Trethurgy Round, St. Austell: Community and Status in Roman and Post-Roman Cornwall. Cornwall County Council, Cornwall; 158-160

2003

Craddock, B.R., Cartwright, C.R., Craddock, P.T. & Wray, W.B. 2003 Hafted stone mining hammer from Chuquicamata, Chile In P. Craddock & J. Lang (eds.) Mining and Metal Production Through the Ages British Museum Press; 52-68

Cartwright, C.R. 2003 Unusual use of freshwater mussel (Unio sp.) shells during the Early Bronze Age at Tell es-Sa'idiyeh, Jordan Environmental Archaeology 8; 85-89

Cartwright, C.R. 2003 Grapes or raisins? An Early Bronze Age larder under the microscope. Antiquity 77 (296); 345-348

Cartwright, C.R. 2003 Getrocknete Trauben und eingelegte Kapern; Konservierungsmethoden im frühbronzezeitlichen Jordantal (ed. Geneviève Lüscher) Neue Zürcher Zeitung 08.10.03, 233;58

2002

Cartwright, C.R. 2002 Grape and grain; dietary evidence from an Early Bronze Age store at Tell es-Sa'idiyeh, Jordan Palestine Exploration Quarterly 134; 98-117

Cartwright, C.R. 2002 Reconstrucción de los recursos de madera a través de las muestras de carbon In R. Novella, J.M. Gonsález & M.A.M. Cos La Costa Norte de Michoacán en la época prehispánica BAR International Series 1071, Oxford; 215-217

Cartwright, C.R. & Glover, E. 2002 Ra's al Hadd: reconstructing the coastal environment in the 3rd millennium BC and later Journal of Oman Studies 12; 41-53

 

2001

Cartwright, C.R. 2001 Environmental archaeology In A. Burnett & J. Reeve (eds.) Behind the scenes at the BritishMuseum. British Museum Press, London; 56

Cartwright, C.R. 2001 The plant remains In D.A. Welsby Life on the desert edge. Seven thousand years of settlement in the Northern Dongola Reach, Sudan. Sudan Archaeological Research Society Publication 7, London; 556-567

Cartwright, C.R. 2001 Cedrus libani under the microscope; the anatomy of modern and ancient Cedar of Lebanon wood. Archaeology and History in Lebanon 14; 107-113

2000

Eremin, K., Goring, E., Manley, B. & Cartwright, C.R. 2000 A 17th Dynasty queen in Edinburgh? KMT 11(3); 32-40

Parkington, J., Cartwright, C.R., Cowling, R.M., Baxter, A. & Meadows, M. 2000 Palaeovegetation at the last glacial maximum in the western Cape, South Africa: wood charcoal and pollen evidence from ElandsBayCave. South African Journal of Science 96; 543-546

 

1999

Cartwright, C. R. 1999 'Reconstructing the Woody Resources of the Medieval Kingdom of Alwa, Sudan' In: M. van der Veen (Ed.) The Exploitation of Plant Resources in Ancient Africa Kluwer Academic / Plenum Publishers, New York; 241-59.

Cowling, R.M., Cartwright, C.R., Parkington, J.E. & Allsopp, J.C. 1999 Fossil Wood Charcoal Assemblages from Elands Bay Cave, South Africa: Implications for Late Quaternary Vegetation and Climates in the Winter-Rainfall Fynbos Biome. Journal of Biogeography 26 (2); 367-78.

Cartwright, C.R. 1999 'The Charcoal Assemblages'. In: A. Whittle, J. Pollard & C. Grigson (Eds.) The Harmony of Symbols. The Windmill Hill causewayed enclosure, Wiltshire Cardiff Studies in Archaeology, Oxbow Books, Oxford; 157-61

Cartwright, C.R. & Middleton, A.P. 1999 Piecing Together Ancient Egypt. In: British Museum Magazine 33; 25-6

1998

Cartwright, C. R. 1998 The Wood, Charcoal, Plant Remains and Other Organic Material from Soba In: D.A. Welsby (Ed.) Soba II. Renewed excavations within the metropolis of the Kingdom of Alwa in Central Sudan British Institute in Eastern Africa Memoir 15, British Museum Press, London; 255-268

Cartwright, C. R. 1998 Seasonal Aspects of Bronze and Iron Age Communities at Ra's al-Hadd, Oman Environmental Archaeology 3; 97-102

Cartwright, C.R. 1998 The Wood Charcoal from Barnham In: N. Ashton, S.G. Lewis & S. Parfitt (Eds.) Excavations at the Lower Palaeolithic site at East Farm, Barnham, Suffolk 1989-94 British Museum Occasional Paper 125; British Museum Press, London;

Cartwright, C.R., Granger-Taylor, H. & Quirke, S. 1998 Lahun Textile Evidence in London In: S. Quirke (Ed.) Lahun Studies Sia Publishing, Surrey

 

1997

Cartwright, C.R. 1997 Egyptian Mummy Portraits: Examining the Woodworkers' Craft In: M. Bierbrier (Ed.) Portraits and Masks. Burial Customs in Roman Egypt British Museum Press, London; 106-111

Cartwright, C. R. 1997 Interim Report on the Archaeobotanical Remains from the 1996 Season of Excavations of the Early Bronze Age Complex at Tell es-Sa'idiyeh, Jordan In: J.N. Tubb et al. (Eds.) 'Interim report on the ninth season of excavations at Tell es-Sa'idiyeh, Jordan' Palestine Exploration Quarterly 129; 72-75

Cartwright, C. R. & J. E. Parkington 1997 The Wood Charcoal Assemblages from Elands Bay Cave, South-western Cape: Principles, Procedures and Preliminary Interpretation South African Archaeological Bulletin 52; 59-72

Cartwright, C. R. 1997 The Fish Bones In: T.W. Potter & AC King (Eds.) Excavations at the Mola di Monte Gelato. A Roman and Medieval Settlement in Etruria Archaeological Monographs of the British School at Rome no. 11; British Museum Press, London; 404-407

Cartwright, C. R. 1997 The Wood Charcoal Assemblage In: A. Whittle (Ed.) Sacred Mound, Holy Rings. Silbury Hill and the West Kennet palisade enclosures: a Later Neolithic complex in north Wiltshire Cardiff Studies in Archaeology; Oxbow Monograph 74; 129-134

Cartwright, C.R. 1997 Examination of Organic Remains Associated with the Coins found at Bull Wharf In: G. Williams (Ed.) 'A Jacobean silver hoard from Bull Wharf, London' The British Numismatic Journal 67; 105-108

Bierbrier, M., Cartwright, C.R., Filer, J., Humphrey, S., Middleton, A. & Walker, S. 1997 New Light on Ancient Faces British Museum Magazine 27, 36-39

Needham, S., Bronk Ramsey, C., Coombs, D., Cartwright, C.R. & Pettit, P. 1997 An Independent Chronology for British Bronze Age Metalwork: the Results of the Oxford Radiocarbon Accelerator Programme The Archaeological Journal 154, 55-107

back to top