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Publications 2010 and before

 
   
   

2010   

 

"Analytical strategies for characterising organic paint media using GC-MS" M.P. Colombini, A. Andreotti, I. Bonaduce, F. Modugno, E. Ribechini, Accounts of Chemical Research 395 (2010), 715-727

 

 

Stability of chromogenic colour prints in polluted indoor environments”, Fenech, A., Strlic, M., Degano, I. e Cassar, M.,  Polymer Degradation and Stability, 95, 2010, pp. 2481-2485

 

 

“ Due arazzi dalla Pinacoteca di Forlì: approfondimento nell’ identificazione dei coloranti tramite la comparazione di tre diverse indagini”, Bacci, G., Favaloro, F., Ceppetelli, V., Radicati, B., Keller, A. e Degano, I.,   OPD Restauro n. 22, 2010

 

 

“Coloranti organici e tessuti: dalla chimica all’archeologia”, Degano, I.,  Gradus, 5.1, 2010, pp. 49-56

 

 

“Waterlogged Archaeological Wood. Chemical study of wood degradation and evaluation of consolidation treatments” J. J. Lucejko, VDM, Verlag, Saarbrucken 2010 (ISBN:978-3-639-25707-6)

 

 

“Fast chemical micro-analysis of archaeological wood samples: comparison of different methods based on pyrolysis, gas chromatography and mass spectrometry” J.J. Łucejko, F. Modugno, E. Ribechini, M. Zborowska, M.P. Colombini, Proceedings of  4th International Conference of Cost Action IE0601, Interaction between Wood Science and Conservation of Cultural Heritage, Izmir, Turkey, 20-22 Ottobre 2010

 

 

“Wood tar and wood resinous extracts as ingredients of Egyptian embalming materials:  a GC/MS study” J.J. Łucejko, F. Modugno, E. Ribechini, M.P. Colombini, Proceedings of 4th International Conference of Cost Action IE0601, Interaction between Wood Science and Conservation of Cultural Heritage, Izmir, Turkey, 20-22 Ottobre 2010

 

 

“Fast chemical micro-analysis of archaeological wood samples: comparison of different methods based on pyrolysis, gas chromatography and mass spectrometry” J.J. Łucejko, F. Modugno, E. Ribechini, M. Zborowska, M.P. Colombini, Proceedings of  4th International Conference of Cost Action IE0601, Interaction between Wood Science and Conservation of Cultural Heritage, Izmir, Turkey, 20-22 Ottobre 2010

 

 

2009   

 

“Organic Mass Spectrometry in Art and Archaeology”, M.P. Colombini, F. Modugno (Eds.),  J. Wiley & Sons, 2009

 

 

"A multi-analytical approach for the characterisation of commodities in a ceramic jar from Antinoe (Egypt)",  E. Ribechini, M. P. Colombini, F. Modugno, G. Giachi, P. Pallecchi,  Archaeometry 51 (2009), 480-494

 

 

J. Pérez-Arantegui, E. Ribechini, C. Pardos, M.P. Colombini, Chemical investigation on the black pigments in the carved decoration of 16th century alabaster tombs from Zaragoza (Spain), Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry, 2009, 395, 2191–2197

 

 

M. P. Colombini, G. Giachi, M. Iozzo, E. Ribechini, An Etruscan ointment from Chiusi (Tuscany, Italy): its chemical characterization, Journal of Archaeological Science, 2009, 36, 1488-1495

 

 

"Py-GC/MS, GC/MS and FTIR investigations on late Roman-Egyptian adhesives from opus sectile: New insights into ancient recipes and technologies", E. Ribechini, S. Orsinia, F. Silvano, M. P. Colombini,  Analytica Chimica Acta 638 (2009) 79-87

 

 

P. Pallecchi, G. Giachi, M. P. Colombini, F. Modugno, E. Ribechini, The painting of the Etruscan “Tomba Della Quadriga Infernale” (IV Cent. B.C.), in Sarteano (Siena, Italy): Technical Features, Journal of Archaeological Science, 2009, 36, 2635-2642

 

 

J. Pérez-Arantegui, E. Ribechini, G. Cepriá, I. Degano, M. P. Colombini, J. Paz-Peralta, E. Ortiz-Palomar, Colorants and oils in Roman make-ups, Trends in Analytical Chemistry, 2009, 28, 1019-1028

 

 

"Organic Mass Spectrometry in Art and Archaeology" M.P. Colombini, F. Modugno (Eds.),  J. Wiley & Sons, (2009)

 

 

"The painting of the Etruscan "Tomba della Quadriga Infernale" (4th century BC), in Sarteano (Siena, Italy): technical features" P. Pallecchi, G. Giachi, M.P. Colombini, F. Modugno, E. Ribechini, Journal of Archaeological Science 36 (2009), 2635-2642

 

 

"A multi-Diagnosis of the yellowing of the marble high reliefs and the black decorations in the chapel of the tomb of Saint Anthony (Padua, Italy)" A. Andreotti, I. Bonaduce, M.P. Colombini, F.Modugno, E. Ribechini, International Journal of Mass Spectrometry 284 (2009), 123-130

 

 

“Py-GC/MS of organic paint binders” , I. Bonaduce, A. Andreotti,   in Organic Mass Spectrometry in Art and Archaeology, M.P. Colombini, F. Modugno (Editors),  John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester, UK, 2009, p. 303-326

 

 

“The development of a gas chromatographic-mass spectrometric analytical procedure for the determination of lipids, proteins and resins in the same paint micro-sample avoiding interferences from inorganic media”, I. Bonaduce, M. Cito, M.P. Colombini , Journal of Chromatography, A 1216 (2009) 5931-5939

 

 

“I colori e la tecnica pittorica: risultati dell’indagine analitica” Giachi, G., Pallecchi, P., Colombini, M.P., Degano, I., Bartolucci, U. e Modugno, F., in “I marmi dipinti di Ascoli Satriano”,  a cura di A. Bottini ed E. Setari, Mondadori Electa, Milano, 2009, pp. 74-77

 

 

“Caratterizzazione dei materiali organici naturali nel dipinto su tavola Pala di San Zeno del Mantenga”, Andreotti, A., Colombini, M.P. e Degano, I., in “Andrea Mantegna. La Pala di San Zeno: studi e conservazione”,  a cura di M. Ciatti e P. Marini, Edifir, Firenze, 2009, pp. 315-320

 

 

“Materiali organici dalle pellicole pittoriche di terrecotte architettoniche provenienti da Cuma, negli atti della giornata di studio “Cuma. Indagini archeologiche e nuove scoperte”, Bartolucci, U., Colombini, M.P., Degano, I., - Napoli 12 Dicembre 2007, a cura di C. Gasparri e G. Greco, Naus Editoria (Pozzuoli) 2009

 

 

Multi-analytical techniques for the study of pre-Columbian mummies and related funerary materials”, Degano, I. e Colombini, M.P., Journal of Archaeological Sciences, 39, 2009, pp. 1783-1790

 

 

“Colorants and oils in Roman make-ups–an eye witness account”, Perez-Arantegui, J., Ribechini, E., Cepria, G, Degano, I., Colombini, M.P., Paz-Peralta, J. e Ortiz-Palomar, E.,  Trends in Analytical Chemistry, 28, 2009, pp. 1019-1028

 

 

 ‘La caratterizzazione dei coloranti organici e medium pittorici’, Andreotti A., Bonaduce I., Colombini, M.P., Degano, I., Bollettino D'arte, vol. 144, 2009, pp. 83-90

 

 

"Analytical methods for the characterization of organic dyes in artworks and in historical textiles", Degano, E. Ribechini, F. Modugno, M.P. Colombini , Applied Spectroscopy Reviews 44 (2009), 363-410

 

 

“Characterisation of archaeological waterlogged wood by pyrolytic and mass spectrometric techniques” J.J. Lucejko, F. Modugno, E. Ribechini, J.C. del Río, Anal. Chim. Acta 654 (2009) 26-34

 

 

“Study on the impregnation of archaeological waterlogged wood with consolidation treatments using Synchrotron Radiation Microtomography” S. Bugani, F. Modugno, J.J. Łucejko, G. Giachi, S. Cagno, P. Cloetens, K. Janssens, L. Morselli, Anal. Bioanal. Chem. 395 (2009) 1977-1985

 

 

“Caratterizzazione di legno archeologico bagnato mediante tecniche basate su pirolisi analitica e spettrometria di massa” M.P. Colombini, J. Łucejko, F. Modugno, E. Ribechini, Proceedings of XXV Conference “Scienza e Beni Culturali” Conservare e Restaurare il Legno (2009), Eds. G. Biscontin, G. Driussi, Arcadia Ricerche, Bressanone, 2009

 

 

“Valutazione delle modalità di deposizione di sostanze impregnanti nel legno archeologico imbibito mediante microtomografia a raggi X con luce di sincrotrone” S. Bugani, S. Cagno, P. Cloetens, M.P. Colombini, G.Giachi, K. Janssens, J.J. Łucejko, F.Modugno, L.Morselli, Proceedings of XXV Conference “Scienza e Beni Culturali” Conservare e Restaurare il Legno (2009), Eds. G. Biscontin, G. Driussi, Arcadia Ricerche, Bressanone, 2009

 

 

“Different techniques (SR-µCT, SEM, FIB/SEM) for the evaluation of the deposition of impregnating substances into waterlogged archaeological wood” G. Giachi, S. Bugani, J.J. Łucejko, F. Modugno, F. Tatti, Proceedings of the COST IE0601 on the Wooden Cultural Heritage: Evaluation of Deterioration and Management of Change, Hamburg 2009

 

 

“Characterisation of archaeological waterlogged wood by pyrolytic and mass spectrometric techniques” J.J. Łucejko, F. Modugno, E. Ribechini, M. Zborowska, M.P. Colombini, Proceedings of the COST IE0601 on the Wooden Cultural Heritage: Evaluation of Deterioration and Management of Change,  Hamburg 2009

 

 

“A multi-analytical study of degradation of lignin in archaeological waterlogged wood” M.P. Colombini, J.J. Lucejko, F. Modugno, M. Orlandi, E.-L. Tolppa, L. Zoia, Talanta 80 (2009) 61-70

 

 

“Characterisation of archaeological waterlogged wood by mass spectrometric techniques” F. Modugno, J.J. Łucejko, E. Ribechini, M.P. Colombini and J.C. Del Rio, Proceedings of COST FP0602 Italic 5-Science & Technology of Biomass: Advances and Challenges, Varenna 2009

 

 

2008   

 

“Direct exposure-(chemical ionization)-mass spectrometry for a rapid characterization of raw and archaeological diterpenoid resinous substances”, E. Ribechini, F. Modugno, M. P. Colombini,  Microchimica Acta, 2008, 162, 405-413

 

 

“MicroRaman and Infrared spectroscopic characterization of ancient cosmetics”, M. C. Gamberini, C. Baraldi, F. Palazzoli, E. Ribechini, P. Baraldi,  Vibrational Spectroscopy, 2008, 47, 82-90

 

 

“Gas Chromatographic and Mass Spectrometric Investigations of Organic Residues from Roman Glass Unguentaria”, E. Ribechini, F. Modugno, M. P. Colombini, R. P. Evershed, Journal of Chromatography A, 2008, 1183, 158-169

 

 

“Analysis of lignin from archaeological waterlogged wood by direct exposure mass spectrometry (DE-MS) and PCA evaluation of mass spectral data”, F. Modugno, E. Ribechini, M. Calderisi, G. Giachi, M. P. Colombini, Microchemical Journal, 2008, 88, 186-193

 

 

“An integrated analytical approach for characterizing an organic residues from an archaeological glass bottle recovered in Pompeii”, E. Ribechini, F. Modugno, C. Baraldi, P. Baraldi, M. P. Colombini (Naples, Italy), Talanta, 2008, 74, 555-561

 

 

“An integrated mass spectrometric and molecular imaging analytical approach to identify and localize constituents in paintings applied to gilded multilayer structures from 14th to 16th C works of art”, I. Bonaduce, J.J. Boon,   in L. Tassi, P. Colombini Maria (Editors), New Trends in Analytical, Environmental and Cultural Heritage Chemistry, Transworld Research Network Trivandrum, India, 2008, p. 389-423

 

 

“Characterization of natural organic materials in paintings by GC/MS analytical procedures”, A. Andreotti, I. Bonaduce, M.P. Colombini, F. Modugno, E. Ribechini,  in L. Tassi, M.P. Colombini (Editors), New Trends in Analytical, Environmental and Cultural Heritage Chemistry, Transworld Research Network Trivandrum, India, 2008, p. 389-423

 

 

“Pirolisi analitica e spettrometria di massa per la caratterizzazione di legni archeologici bagnati” M.P. Colombini, J. Łucejko, F. Modugno, E. Ribechini, Gradus 3 (2008) 111-116

 

 

2007   

 

55. “Gas chromatographic-mass spectrometric characterization of plant gums in samples from painted works of art”, I. Bonaduce, H. Brecoulaki, M.P. Colombini, A. Lluveras, V. Restivo, E. Ribechini,    Journal of Chromatography, A 1175 (2007) 275-282

 

 

I. Bonaduce, H. Brecoulaki, M. P. Colombini, A. Lluveras, V. Restivo, E. Ribechini, GC-MS Characterization of plant gums in samples from painted works of art, Journal of Chromatography A, 2007, 1175, 275-282

 

 

‘I materiali e la tecnica pittorica utilizzati nella decorazione del Sarcofago delle Amazzoni’, Colombini, M.P., Degano, I., Giachi, G., Modugno, F. and Pallecchi, P., Atti del Congresso Colore e arte - storia e tecnologia del colore nei secoli (Congresso AIAr 2007), February, 28th – March, 2nd, 2007, Florence, Italy, ed. by Mauro Bacci, printed by Pàtron Editore, Bologna, pp.129-136

 

 

‘Colour fading in textiles: A model study on the decomposition of natural dyes’, Colombini, M.P., Andreotti, A., Baraldi, C., Degano, I. Łucejko, J.J.,  Microchemical Journal, Volume 85, Issue 1, January 2007, Pages 174-182

 

 

2006   

 

“Aromatic resin characterisation by gas chromatography–mass spectrometry: Raw and archaeological materials”, F. Modugno, E. Ribechini, M. P. Colombini, Journal of Chromatography A, 2006, 85, 164-173

 

 

“Combined GC/MS Analytical Procedure for the Characterization of Glycerolipid, Waxy, Resinous, and Proteinaceous Materials in a Unique Paint Microsample”, A. Andreotti, I. Bonaduce, M. P. Colombini, G. Gautier, F. Modugno, E. Ribechini,  Analytical Chemistry, 2006, 78, 4490-4500

 

 

“A new Palaeolithic discovery: tar-hafted stone tools in a European id-Pleistocene bone-bearing bed”, P. P. A. Mazza, F. Martini, B. Sala, M. Magi, M. P. Colombini, G. Giachi, F. Landucci, C. Lemorini, F. Modugno, E. Ribechini, Journal of Archaeological Science, 2006, 33, 1310-131

 

 

“Chemical study of triterpenoid resinous materials in archaeological findings by means of direct exposure electron ionisation mass spectrometry and gas chromatography/mass spectrometry”,  M. P. Colombini, F. Modugno, E. Ribechini,  Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry, 2006, 20, 1787-1800

 

 

“Identification of garlic in old gildings by gas chromatography-mass spectrometry”,  I. Bonaduce, M.P. Colombini, S. Diring, Journal of Chromatography, A 1107 (2006) 226-232

 

 

“A combined GC-MS analytical procedure for the characterisation of glycerolipid, waxy, resinous and proteinaceous materials in a unique paint micro-sample” A. Andreotti, I. Bonaduce, M.P. Colombini, G. Gautier, F. Modugno, E. Ribechini, Analytical Chemistry 78 (2006) 4490-4500

 

 

‘A multi-analytical approach to determine organic dyes in tapestries’,  Andreotti, A., Colombini, M.P., Degano, I., Lucejko, J.J., Innocenti, C. and Bacci, G., Proceedings of the 7th European Conference ‘SAUVEUR’ SAFEGUARDED CULTURAL HERITAGE, Understanding & Viability for the Enlarged Europe, 31st May – 3rd June 2006, Prague, Czech Republic, Vol 1 – Papers, pp. 21-30

 

 

2005   

 

“Organic mass spectrometry in archaeology: evidence for Brassicaceae seed oil in Egyptian ceramic lamps”, M. P. Colombini, F. Modugno, E. Ribechini, Journal of Mass Spectrometry, 2005, 40, 890-898

 

 

“Chemical characterization of Egyptian amphorae from Fayum”, M. P. Colombini, C. Colombo, F. Modugno, F. Silvano, E. Ribechini, L. Toniolo,  Geoarchaeological and Bioarchaeological Studies, 2005, 157-160

 

 

“Direct exposure electron ionization mass spectrometry and gas chromatography/mass spectrometry techniques to study organic coatings on archaeological amphorae”, M. P. Colombini, F. Modugno, E. Ribechini, Journal of Mass Spectrometry, 2005, 40, 675-687

 

 

“Characterisation of organic residues in pottery vessels of the roman age from Antinoe (Egypt)”, M. P. Colombini, G. Giachi, F. Modugno, E. Ribechini,  Microchemical Journal, 79, 2005, 83-90

 

 

2004   

 

“The Egyptian mummies in the “Museo di Anatomia” of the University of Pisa: a chemical approach for the characterization of balms”, M. P. Colombini, F. Modugno, E. Ribechini, Science and Technology for Cultural Heritage, 2004, 13, 83-87

 

 

“Characterization of natural indigo and shellfish purple by mass spectrometry technique”, A. Andreotti, I.Bonaduce, M. P. Colombini, E. Ribechini,  Rapid Communication in Mass Spectrometry, 18, 2004, 1213-1220

 

 

“Characterisation of proteinaceous binders in artistic paintings by chromatographic techniques” (review), M.P. Colombini, F. Modugno, Journal of Separation Science 27 (2004), 147-160

 

 

“Integrated analytical techniques for the study of ancient Greek polychromy”, M.P. Colombini, A. Carmignani, F.Modugno, F. Frezzato, A. Olchini, H. Brecoulaki, V. Vassilopoulou, P. Karkanas, Talanta 63 (2004), 839-848

 

 

“Characterisation of beeswax in works of art by gas chromatography-mass spectrometry and pyrolysis-gas chromatography-mass spectrometry procedures”, I. Bonaduce, M.P. Colombini, Journal of Chromatography, A 1028 (2004) 297-306

 

 

“Characterization of natural indigo and shellfish purple by mass spectrometric techniques’,  Andreotti, A., Bonaduce, I., Colombini, M.P., Ribechini, E., Rapid communication in mass spectrometry,18, pp. 1213-1220, 2004

 

 

‘Integrated analytical techniques for the study of ancient Greek polychromy’, Colombini, M.P., Carmignani, A., Modugno, F., Frezzato, F., Olchini, A., Brecoulaki, H., Vassilopoulou, V. and Karkanas, P.,  Talanta, 1, pp 1-10, 2004

 

 

Before 2004   

 

“Characterisation of paints and waterproofing materials of the shipwrecks found in the archaeological site of the Etruscan and Roman harbour of Pisa (Italy)”, M. P. Colombini, G. Giachi, F. Modugno, P. Pallecchi, E. Ribechini,  Archaeometry, 2003, 45, 649-664

 

 

“A GC-MS study on the deterioration of lipidic paint binders”, M.P. Colombini, F. Modugno, R. Fuoco, A. Tognazzi, Microchemical Journal 73 (2002), 175-185

 

 

“Copper resinate: preparation, characterisation and study of its degradation”, M.P. Colombini, G. Lanterna, A. Mairani, M. Matteini, F. Modugno, M. Rizzi, Annali di Chimica 91 (2001), 749-757

 

 

"Ageing of organic natural coatings in paintings under atmospheric pollutant exposure", M.P. Colombini , H. Howard, F. Modugno, S. Francesconi, in Atmospheric Diagnostics and Tropospheric Chemistry, Ed. Erich Schmidt, Verlag, Berlino, (2001), 199-211

 

 

“GC-MS characterisation of proteinaceous and lipid binders in UV aged polychrome artifacts”, M.P. Colombini, R. Fuoco, F. Modugno, E. Menicagli, A. Giacomelli, Microchemical Journal 67 (2000), 291-300

 

 

"Characterisation of proteinaceous binders and drying oils in wall painting samples by GC-MS", M.P. Colombini, S. Francesconi, R. Fuoco, F. Modugno, Journal of Chromatography A 846 (1999), 101-111

 

 

“Two procedures for suppressing interference from inorganic pigments in the analysis by GC-MS of proteinaceous binders in paintings”, M.P. Colombini, R. Fuoco, F. Modugno, A. Giacomelli, Journal of Chromatography A 846 (1999) 113-124

 

 
   
   

 

 
   
       
 
 
 

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