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  • Dowth Megalithic Tomb, Bru na Boinne, Ireland

    Dowth Megalithic Tomb, Bru na Boinne, Ireland

    Flythrough of laser scan survey of the Neolithic passage tomb at Dowth, County Meath, Ireland. Survey work by David Strange-Walker of Trent & Peak Archaeology and Marcus Abbott of ArcHeritage. Thanks to Dr Steve Davis of University College Dublin, and the Office of Public Works, Ireland, for funding this project. Search terms:drayton old lodge ruinssteve davis ucd dowth 2014tombes de femmes bru na boinne

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  • Can I open the window? Aerial archaeology training school

    Can I open the window? Aerial archaeology training school

    A few minutes captured at Non-Invasive Archaeology Training School in Pecs which took place in June 2013 in Pecs, Hungary. The film contains only aerial photography lessons for teams 3 & 4. Enjoy! http://www.archaeolandscapes.eu/index.php/aportaciones/workshops/260.html?lang=es&device=desktop

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  • In the Pollen Lab…

    In the Pollen Lab…

    Extracting and analysing pollen from peat cores taken at Bradford Kaims ancient Wetland in Northumberland UK. Volunteers from the Bradford Kaims Wetland Heritage Research Project went up to Stirling University to have a go at extracting pollen from the peat cores, under the supervision of Professor Richard Tipping and his assistant Danny Paterson.     Search terms:extracting pollen from peat stirling

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  • Geoanalytics at Mammoth Cave National Park

    Geoanalytics at Mammoth Cave National Park

    This video showcases the work being done at North Carolina State University in collaboration with Mammoth Cave National Park, Kentucky. Here, we present Light Detection and Ranging Data (LiDAR) recorded at the Park. The discrete return points are shown along with surfaces that were interpolated from those points. Initial processing was done by Dr. Nicholas Skowronski (NPS). Post-processing and video creation was done by John Wall.    

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  • Cyber Archaeology

    Cyber Archaeology

    Maurizio Forte combines traditional archaeological techniques with new technologies to investigate — and visualize — ancient civilizations. Forte arrived at Duke in January as the William and Sue Gross Professor of Classical Studies. Learn more at https://today.duke.edu/2013/03/mauriz….

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  • Virtual Roman House Domitia

    Virtual Roman House Domitia

    Restitution 3D de la villa romaine Domitia Look at the long version : http://youtu.be/6dZdsiyAfoY (voir la version longue). Search terms:virtual roman house

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  • Panther Cave rock art recorded in 3D

    Panther Cave rock art recorded in 3D

    Best viewed in High Definition. Panther Cave, named after the giant panther at the far end of the site, contains Pecos River and Red Linear style pictographic imagery dating back approximately 4,000 years. Figures range in size from less than 6 inches (~10 cm) to over 10 feet (~3 m) in height. The larger Pecos River style figures are the most prominent, and include colorful human- and animal-like figures. The portion of the shelter shown in this model is approximately […]

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  • Faces of Human Ancestors

    Faces of Human Ancestors

    (Dan Petrovic): http://dejanseo.com.au/dan-petrovic/ morphed images recently featured on discovery.com Music: Nothing more than random stabbing at different keys in reaction to the video. Recorded live while watching the morph sequence. Credits: Washington State University; Sven Traenkner (c), “Safari zum Urmenschen” (“Safari to Human Ancestors”) exhibition, Senckenberg Research Institute and Natural History Museum, Frankfurt, Germany Search terms:lidar stonehenge

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  • Petroglyphs at Quail Creek: Rock Art from Petroglyph Canyon

    Petroglyphs at Quail Creek: Rock Art from Petroglyph Canyon

    http://www.moderncavepaintings.com – Quail Creek is in Petroglyph Canyon, located in a shaded narrow slickrock canyon. Among the glyphs are several figures with burden baskets. Near the south entrance station is a possible solstice site. In the higher Kolob Terrace region is the site type for the Cave Valley style, a large sandstone cave with dozens of pictographs, some superimposed, in a variety of colors. They date from archaic to Paiute. On the return, the group will see the Quail Creek […]

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  • Ignite Galway 2011: Finn Delaney. Archaeology 2.0

    Ignite Galway 2011: Finn Delaney. Archaeology 2.0

    A senior archaeologist for Eachtra, Finn Delaney, @finndelaney, discusses the rise and fall of archaeology through the boom and bust and today’s technology. ‘Archaeology 2.0′ — It’s not your parents’ Time Team anymore! Filmed at Ignite Galway on October 13th, 2011. Video: Stephen Kavanagh Audio: Bryan Rabbitte Editing: Ciarán Winters

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  • Mapping the Layers of Life

    Mapping the Layers of Life

    Bulgaria has several little known archaeological sites that potentially hold the answers to key questions about the foundation of western civilisation. Dr Shawn Ross of UNSW’s Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences led a field trip for the Tundzha Regional Archaelogical Project. With a group of students accompanying him, Mapping the Layers of Life is great example of the research/teaching nexus in action. More info on this project, including the revolutionary digital processes used to share and analyse data: http://humanities.arts.unsw.edu.au/news-and-events/archaeology-goes-digital-1…

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  • Digital dig- The scanning technology revolutionising archaeology

    Archaeologists may not need to get their hands so dirty any more, thanks to the kind of digital technology being pioneered at Southampton University. Its ‘µ-VIS Centre for Computed Tomography’ possesses the largest, high energy scanner of its kind in Europe: a ‘micro-CT’ machine manufactured by Nikon. Capable of resolutions better than 0.1mm – the diameter of a human hair – it allows archaeologists to carefully examine material while still encased in soil.

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  • The Rock Art Mapping Project (RAMP)

    The Rock Art Mapping Project (RAMP)

    As technology moves forward, new methods of capturing, presenting and storing valuable rock art data has become available. The University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) together with the African Conservation Trust (ACT) are using state-of-the-art technology to create the first digitized archive of every known San rock art site in the Drakensberg mountain range. This is done using digital photography, 360° digital video, GPS plotting of each site, GIS mapping and 3D laser scanning. All known sites (some not visited since the […]

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  • Ruin in the grounds of Drayton Old Lodge, Norwich, UK – octocopter footage

    Ruin in the grounds of Drayton Old Lodge, Norwich, UK – octocopter footage

    his is the ruin of a lodge built in around 1432, overlooking the River Wensum and the main road into Norwich at the time. It is surrounded by trees so required careful flying.I will go back in the summer as it looks very different then! For more photos and video please see: http://www.hexcam.co.uk http://www.facebook.com/hexcam Music: (extract from) “Quiet Hours” by onlymeith http://ccmixter.org/files/onlymeith/39658 is licensed under a Creative Commons license: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Search terms:drayton hall ruin

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  • QGIS Tutorial for Archaeologists

    QGIS Tutorial for Archaeologists

    This video tutorial has been designed for those students undertaking the Diploma in Archaeological Studies at the Department of Archaeology and Anthropology, University of Bristol but works good for anyone wanting a basic structured grounding. in QGIS by Paul Driscoll Search terms:Département dArchéologie

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