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Journal of Conservation Science
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The Korean Society Of Conservation Science For Cultural Properties
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Volume 30, Issue 4 - Dec 2014
Volume 30, Issue 3 - Sep 2014
Volume 30, Issue 2 - Jun 2014
Volume 30, Issue 1 - Mar 2014
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A Study on Chemical Composition and Firing Temperature of White Wares from the Guyre-2ri Kiln Sites, Wonju
Lee, Byeong Hoon ; So, Myoung-Gi ;
Journal of Conservation Science, volume 30, issue 3, 2014, Pages 249~261
DOI : 10.12654/JCS.2014.30.3.01
This study aims to examine production technique of white wares from the Guyre-2ri 1st and 2nd kiln sites, Wonju, Gangwon Province and characteristics of the used materials, and to find a correlation among materials of the excavated white wares. X-ray fluorescence sequential spectroscopy(XRF), X-ray diffraction(XRD), Dilatometer and Inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry(ICP-MS), Inductively coupled plasma automic emission spectrometer(ICP-AES) were applied to determine the chemical composition, crystalline phase of samples, firing temperatures, trace elements and rare earth elements. White wares from the Guyre-2ri kiln sites contained high contents of coloring oxides and fluxes. Though firing temperature of each sample was different, they were mostly fired at a temperature below
and some of them experienced a low temperature of
and a high temperature above
. When analyzing body crystalline phases of the white wares using the XRD method, quartz and mullite were extracted from all the samples, and the proportions were similar to each other. When analyzing the excavated white wares using the Seger formula, also, all the samples showed similar clay sources and production techniques. Moreover, the white wares were made of host rocks of the same geological origin, according to the result of rare earth elements analysis.
Study on the Manufacturing techniques & Conservation of Iron Pot from Cheonmachong Ancient Tomb
Lee, Seung Ryul ; Shin, Yong Bi ; Jung, Won Seob ;
Journal of Conservation Science, volume 30, issue 3, 2014, Pages 263~275
DOI : 10.12654/JCS.2014.30.3.02
It's shown how to proceed the study on Manufacturing techniques & Conservation to the Iron Pot from Cheonmachong Ancient Tomb(the 155th Tomb in Hwangnam-dong). In order to investigate manufacturing techniques of the Iron Pot, some parts of the relic were gathered. After mounting, polishing and etching on the relic, analyzing the metal microstructure was conducted. Also it's conducted a SEM-EDS analysis on the nonmetallic inclusion. White iron structure was observed in the metallurgical structure inspection, SEM-EDS analysis. It seems to be dried slowly at room temperature after casting, doesn't look as particular heat treatment to improve brittleness. It is estimated that it's as the handle seam side were verified about 3cm inch wide, 1.5 thick in center of body, so 2 separate half-completed products was cast with width-type mould. The manufacturing techniques Using white cast iron structure, width-type mould are observable to the Iron Pot excavated from Sikrichong Ancient Tomb & Hwangnamdaechong grand Ancient Tomb around those were constructed the same time. It's able to recognize that it's almost identical manufacturing techniques at that time. Conservation is generically following those are survey of pretreatment, foreign material removal, stabilization, restoration and color matching in the order. cleaning & drying were added to the process as occasion demands. The strengthening treatment were difficult with artifact's volume, low concentration Paraloid NAD-10 solution was spread two or three times with a brush, surface hardening also came up with 15wt% Paraloid NAD-10 solution after the conservation was complete. There were connection & restoration for the restoration to the damage after modeling forms that it's similar to damaged parts by using the Fiber Reinforced Plastic resins(POLYCOAT FH-245, mold laminated type). Throughout this research, capitalizing on accumulations of measurements about the production technique of Iron Pot in the time of the fifth and 6th centuries is no less important than the Iron artifact's conservation for a better study in the future.
Scientific Analysis for the Lacquered Pottery wares Uncovered from Nangnang Region - Tomb No. 53 at Namjeong-ri in Pyongyang -
Hwang, Hyun Sung ; Yun, Eun Young ;
Journal of Conservation Science, volume 30, issue 3, 2014, Pages 277~286
DOI : 10.12654/JCS.2014.30.3.03
This is the scientific analysis of lacquered pottery cup and lacquered pottery plate excavated from Pyongyang Tomb No.53 at Namjeong-ri, Nangnang Tomb, which were under conservation treatment as a part of the Project of Unregistered Artefacts Uncovered in the Japanese Colonial Era. It is very rare to have a lacquered pottery cup and plate, lying on a lacquered pottery table, as a set of grave goods. In particular, they are not wooden but pottery items. Of that on this analysis Lacquered pottery cup and lacquered pottery plate use red pigment and black pigment mixed with lacquer. Analysis results of red pigment is cinnabar(HgS) and black pigment is estimated carbon-based pigment.
Material Characteristics of Traditional Bricks used in the Royal Tomb of King Muryeong, Gongju, Korea and Its Reproduction Bricks
Kwon, Yang Hee ; Hong, Sung Gul ;
Journal of Conservation Science, volume 30, issue 3, 2014, Pages 287~298
DOI : 10.12654/JCS.2014.30.3.04
This study investigates the material properties of the traditional bricks used in the royal tomb of King Muryeong. Compressive strengths, thermal conductivities, absorptance and the rate of residual moisture are measured by non-destructive experiments. Compressive strength of the traditional bricks is estimated by using the ultrasonic wave velocity and the absorptance. Based on the experimental results, the predicted compressive strengths using the ultrasonic wave velocity are unsuitable for the traditional bricks due to the rough surface and thickness variation of the specimens. The strengths using the absorptance are more suitable than those using the velocity because the predicted average strengths (28.69 MPa ~ 33.19 MPa) are close to building materials like normal strength concrete. In addition, the methods using the absorptance are not influenced by surface and thickness conditions of the specimens. The average thermal conductivities of the bricks measured by using Mathis TCi are close to those of soils (1.58 W/mK). The absorptance and the rate of residual moisture of the bricks are 1.6 % ~ 15 %, 0 % ~ 0.7 %, respectively.
Removal of Contaminants Deposited on Surfaces of Matrices by Using Low-Temperature Argon Plasma Treatment
Seo, Eun-Deock ;
Journal of Conservation Science, volume 30, issue 3, 2014, Pages 299~306
DOI : 10.12654/JCS.2014.30.3.05
The possibility of a low-temperature argon plasma treatment as a mean of restoration technology for contaminated invaluable archive materials and artefacts, and evidencing documents was investigated along with an oxygen plasma treatment for comparison. For this purpose, the degree of color changes,
, and surface morphological changes due to plasma treatments as an evaluation of removal performance of artificial contaminants such as brilliant green dye and carbon deposit on cellulose acetate and plain paper as matrices, respectively, were measured and analyzed using a spectrophotometer and a field emission scanning electron microscope. Compared to the argon plasma treatment with sputtering characteristic, that of the oxygen plasma with characteristic of an oxidation reaction has shown superior results in removing the contaminants; the oxygen plasma has proven to damage the matrices significantly due to its oxidative characteristic, and post-plasma reactions has anticipated to be also detrimental to the surfaces, whereas, the problems caused by the counterpart has resulted in being negligible and rather has thought to be an appropriate mean for delicate restoration and/or removal operations of contaminants.
Comparative Study on Characteristic of Materials to Restore Traditional Gold Threads
Yu, Ji A ; Kim, Ji Eun ; Han, Ye Bin ; Lee, Sang Hyeon ; Chung, Yong Jae ;
Journal of Conservation Science, volume 30, issue 3, 2014, Pages 307~315
DOI : 10.12654/JCS.2014.30.3.06
The gold textile is Korean traditional weaving technique using the gold thread since 5th century. The making technique of gold thread was written in various references, but it is severed because the gold thread weaving equipment and sumptuous moods were forbidden in the early 18th century. There are some studies of traditional gold thread which are mainly about conservation treatment of cleaning and strength. To restore traditional gold thread, investigation of material and manufacturing technique is vitally required. The gold threads are composed of gold leaf, adhesive and base sheet. Gold leaf and base sheet are available for investigation because they are exposed to the surface, whereas adhesive is not easy to investigate because it is not exposed to the surface. In this study, samples are made of pure and impure gold, animal glue and lacquer, and various types of Hanji based on domestic and foreign references to compare materials for gold threads. As a result of morphological character and stability evaluation, the optimum materials for the restoration of gold threads are pure gold, animal glue and Dochimji(smoothing paper by beating). This study is expected to be basic data for manufacturing gold threads techniques and modernization of traditional gold threads hereafter research.
Metallurgical Investigation of the Iron Objects from Suchon-ri Site in Gongju
Cho, Hyun Kyung ; Cho, Nam Chul ; Lee, Hun ;
Journal of Conservation Science, volume 30, issue 3, 2014, Pages 317~327
DOI : 10.12654/JCS.2014.30.3.07
Iron objects excavated from the sites of Mahan and Baekje are dominated by swords, spearheads and arrowheads. Spearheads usually have a function of weapon and swords with ring pommel are considered fancy articles because of ornament in ring pommel. In Gongju Suchon-ri site, the central type and the local type of the Baekje tombs co-exist together. The sword with ring pommel, the long sword and spearheads were excavated. They are investigated metallurgically and we focused of their functions and manufacturing techniques. Solid carburizing technology and quenching of heat treatment applied the sword with ring pommel was presumed as fancy article in the late 4th century while these techniques didn't apply spearhead from same tomb. This informed that the central government of Baekje had high technology on iron manufacture in 4th century. In case of local gentry, they didn't apply this high technology to mass-produced spearheads, even though they had it. Thus, it is able to say the sword with ring pommel was applied techniques of the central government and spearheads, the weapons were applied techniques of local societies.