Publications

Peer Reviewed Journals

Muros, V. and D. A. Scott. 2016.  The formation of brochantite on archaeological bronzes: A case study from Lofkënd.  Studies in Conservation, 1-13. [PDF] .

Prikhodko, S., D. Rambaldi, A. King, E. Burr,  V. Muros and I. Kakoulli. 2015. New advancements in SERS dye detection using interfaced SEM and Raman spectromicroscopy (μRS): SERS dye detection using interfaced SEM and μRS. Journal of Raman Spectroscopy 46(7): 632-635.  [PDF]

Prikhodko, S., D. Rambaldi, , V. Muros, E. Burr  and I. Kakoulli. 2014. Interfaced SEM and micro-Raman spectroscopy for SERS analysis of dyes on single fibers. Microscopy and Microanalysis 20 (S3):2008-2009. [PDF]

Muros, V., S. Wärmlander, D. A. Scott and J. M. Theile. 2007. Characterization of 17th-19th century metal threads from the colonial Andes. Journal of the American Institute for Conservation 46:3, 229-244. [PDF]

Muros, V. and J. Hirx. 2004. A study in the use of cyclododecane as a temporary barrier for water-sensitive ink on archaeological ceramics during desalination. Journal of the American Institute for Conservation 43: 2, 75-89. [PDF]

Edited Volumes and Book Chapters

Muros, V. 2017. Analysis of Roman Mask Padlocks in the Slocum Collection.  In: Slocum, J. and D. Sonneveld. Romano-Celtic mask puzzle padlocksA study in their Design, Technology and Security. Appendix 3: 102-112More info

Muros, V. 2017. Care of Roman Mask Padlocks.  In: Slocum, J. and D. Sonneveld. Romano-Celtic mask puzzle padlocksA study in their Design, Technology and Security. Appendix 6118-127More info

Muros, V. 2017. Padlock groupings based on lock covers.  In: Slocum, J. and D. Sonneveld. Romano-Celtic mask puzzle padlocksA study in their Design, Technology and Security. Appendix 297-101More info

Cheung, K.A., N. Xie, Z. Yao, C. Fischer, V. Muros, S. Prikhodko, and I. Kakoulli. 2015. Materials Analysis. In: Houston, S. S. Newman, E. Roman, and T. Garrison. Temple of the Night Sun.  A Royal Tomb at El Diablo, Guatemala. San Francisco: Precolombia Mesoweb Press, 249-258. [PDF]

Muros, V.  2014. Conservation at the Lofkënd Archaeological Project, 2004-2008. In: Papadopoulos, J.K., S.P.  Morris, L. Bejko and L. Schepartz. The excavation of the prehistoric burial tumulus at Lofkënd, Albania, Vol. 1 and 2.  Los Angeles: Cotsen Institute of Archaeology Press, 122-138 (Vol. 1-text) and 915-921 (Vol. 2-illustrations). [PDF]

Muros, V.   2014. Textiles and other mineralized organic remains at Lofkënd. In: Papadopoulos, J.K., S.P.  Morris, L. Bejko and L. Schepartz. The excavation of the prehistoric burial tumulus at Lofkënd, Albania, Vol. 1 and 2.  Los Angeles: Cotsen Institute of Archaeology Press. 411-424 (Vol. 1-text) and 1043-1057 (Vol. 2-illustrations). [PDF]

Muros, V. and D.A. Scott.  2014. Analytical studies of the metal artifacts from Lofkënd. In: Papadopoulos, J.K., S.P.  Morris, L. Bejko and L. Schepartz. The excavation of the prehistoric burial tumulus at Lofkënd, Albania, Vol. 1 and 2.  Los Angeles: Cotsen Institute of Archaeology Press. 389-410 (Vol. 1-text) and 1033-1042 (Vol. 2-illustrations). [PDF]

Papadopoulos, J.K. and V. Muros. 2014. Beads of faience and glass. In: Papadopoulos, J.K., S.P.  Morris, L. Bejko and L. Schepartz. The excavation of the prehistoric burial tumulus at Lofkënd, Albania, Vol. 1 and 2.  Los Angeles: Cotsen Institute of Archaeology Press. 371-375 (Vol. 1-text) and 1024-1025 (Vol. 2-illustrations).

Book Reviews

Muros, V. 2015. Review of C. Pedelì and S. Pulga, Translated by E. Risser, “Conservation Practices on Archaeological Sites: Principles and Mechanisms”.  Journal of the American Institute for Conservation 54:2, 114-118. [PDF]

Conference Proceedings/Postprints

Muros, V., N. Little, Y. Lin, and P. Boehnke.  2017. Down in the dumps: Analysis of glass production debris from Petrie’s excavations at Amarna. Engaging Conservation: Collaboration Across Disciplines. More info.

Muros, V., H. White and Ö. Gençay-Üstün.  2016. The use of CopyFlex food-grade, silicone rubber for making impressions of archaeological objects.  Object Specialy Group Postprints. Proceedings of the Objects Specialty Group Session at the 43rd Annual Meeting of the American Institute for the Conservation, May 13-16, 2015, Miami, FL. Washington DC: AIC, 181-204. [PDF]

Whyte, A, V. Muros and S. Barack. 2004. “Brick by Brick”: Piecing together an 8th century BC facade from Iraq. Objects Specialty Group Postprints, 32nd Annual Meeting of the American Institute for Conservation, June 10-14, Portland, OR. Washington D.C.: AIC, 172-189. [PDF]

Newsletters/Non-peer reviewed publications

Knothe, F., N.A.R. van Giffen and V. Muros. 2015. A Late Qing Phenomenon: Glass Cane Panels in Chinese Pictorial Screens. Orientations. 46(3):43-49. [PDF]

Muros, V. Investigation into the use of Aquazol as an adhesive on archaeological sites. 2012.  WAAC Newsletter 34: 1, 9-11. [PDF]

Muros, V., V. Parry, and A. Whyte. 2002. Conservation research projects. News and Notes, Quarterly Publication of the Oriental Institute. No. 175 (Fall), 1-8. [PDF]

Conference Presentations

Muros, V., N. Little, Y. Lin and P. Boehnke. 2016.  Down in the dumps: Analysis of glass production debris from Petrie’s excavations at Amarna. “Engaging Conservation: Collaboration Across Disciplines” Symposium, Penn Museum, Oct. 6-8, 2016, Philadelphia, PA.

Muros, V., H. White and Ö. Gençay-Üstün.  2015. The use of CopyFlex food-grade, silicone rubber for making impressions of archaeological objects.  43rd Annual Meeting of the American Institute for the Conservation, May 13-16, 2015, Miami, FL. [PDF]

Muros, V., N. Zacharias, W. Shelley and I. Kakoulli. The technology and trade of glass in SE Europe: Analysis of 12th-9th c. BC glass from Lofkënd and Methone. Society for American Archaeology 80th Annual Meeting, April 15-19, 2015. San Francisco, CA.

Muros, V.  2014. What lies beneath: Analytical studies of bronze and glass artifacts from the prehistoric tumulus at Lofkënd.  Western Association for Art Conservation Annual Meeting, Sept. 8-11, 2014, San Francisco, CA. [PDF]

Muros, V., N. Zacharias and J.K. Papadopoulos. 2014. The technology of Late Bronza Age-Early Iron Age glass in the Mediterranean: Analytical studies of vitreous materials from Lofkënd. International Symposium on Archaeometry, May 19-23, 2014, Los Angeles, CA. [PDF]

Muros, V.  2013. Analyzing deteriorated glass using pXRF: A preliminary study of vitreous beads from the Late Bronze Age- Early Iron Age tumulus of Lofkënd in Albania.  Society for American Archaeology 78th Annual Meeting, April 3-7, 2013. Honolulu, HI. [PDF]

Muros, V. and A. Lewis. 2012. Holy Mammoth, Batman!”: Conservation education and outreach for the preservation of a Columbian mammoth. 40th Annual Meeting of the American Institute for the Conservation, May 8-12, 2012, Albuquerque, NM.

Muros, V., A. Lewis, C. Daly and H. Dibner. 2012. The Castroville mammoth find: Conservation and collaboration. Society for California Archaeology 46th Annual Meeting, March 29-April 1, San Diego, CA.

Muros, V.  2011. “No, I’m not making cocaine” :The challenges of archaeological conservation in northern highland Ecuador. 2011 Western Association for Art Conservation Annual Meeting, Oct. 19-22, 2011, Austin, TX. [PDF]

Muros, V. 2011. Packing and storage of archaeological collections. Session taught as part of the day long workshop “Caring for Artifacts-From the Field to the Lab” at the Society for California Archaeology 45th Annual Meeting, March 10-13th, Rohnert Park, CA. [PDF]

Muros, V., L. Chayes and M. Gleeson. 2011. Inks and barcodes: Methods of labeling and tracking objects. Paper and hands-on session presented at the 2011 California Associations of Museums Conference “Powerful Practice in Challenging Times”, March 2-4, 2011, Pasadena, CA. [PDF]

Muros, V. and Ö. Gençay-Üstün. 2010. Preserving California’s cultural heritage: Collaborations with archaeologists and tribal communities.  Society for California Archaeology 44th Annual Meeting, March 17-20, Riverside, CA.

Muros, V., J. Lehner, and A. Bardho. 2009. The sampling of archaeological metals for lead isotope analysis using EDTA: A “minimally destructive” alternative. Poster Session, 37th Annual Meeting of the American Institute for Conservation, May 19-22, 2009, Los Angeles, CA. [PDF]

Muros V. and A. Lewis. 2008. Storage solutions for portable finds at the Lofkënd Archaeological Project. Paper presented at the National Endowment for the Humanities funded symposium “Storage: Preservation and Access of Archaeological Collections”, UCLA/Getty Conservation Program, June 7-8, 2008, University of California Los Angeles, CA.

Muros, V., S. Wärmlander, and D. A. Scott. 2008. Characterization of pre-Colombian gold wires. Poster Session, 36th Annual Meeting of the American Institute for Conservation, April 21-24, 2008, Denver, CO. [PDF]

Muros, V., S. Wärmlander, D. A. Scott and J. Theile. 2007.  Characterization of 17th-19th century metal threads from the colonial Andes. Poster Session, 35th Annual Meeting of the American Institute for Conservation, April 16-20, 2007, Richmond, VA.

Whyte, A, V. Muros, and S. Barack. 2004. “Brick by Brick”: Piecing together an 8th century BC facade from Iraq. Poster Session, 32nd Annual Meeting of the American Institute for Conservation, June 10-14, 2004, Portland, OR.

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