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Identification of inorganic compounds in composite alum-treated wooden artefacts from the Oseberg collection
(Journal article / Tidsskriftartikkel / PublishedVersion; Peer reviewed, 2018)
Alum-treated wooden artefacts from the Oseberg collection display a great deal of morphological, structural and compositional inhomogeneity. Thus, an in-depth understanding of chemical processes underlying their degradation ...
(Journal article / Tidsskriftartikkel / AcceptedVersion; Peer reviewed, 2018)
The Viking Age wooden artefacts recovered in the early 1900s from the Oseberg mound (Norway) and treated with alum, are today highly degraded. This is due to the effects of the alum-treatment and the reactivity of alum and ...
New insights into the degradation processes and influence of the conservation treatment in alum-treated wood from the Oseberg collection
(Journal article / Tidsskriftartikkel / SubmittedVersion, 2017)
The Oseberg collection includes the most complete ensemble of wooden remains from the Viking Age. However, since many of the wooden objects were treated with alum in the early 1900s, they now suffer from dramatic conservation ...