There have been quite a few computational archaeology related articles lately. Here’s a list:
- Khaled al-Asaad, The Martyr Of Palmyra: Mentions the use of satellite images to confirm the destruction of the Temple of Bel
- Oldest Roman military fort: airborne lasers uncover fort from 178BC: LIDAR used to discover Roman forts.
- Mysterious Ancient Geoglyphs Discovered In Kazakhstan Leave Archeologists Perplexed: Geoglyphs discovered by archaeology enthusiasts using Google Earth.
- Search for Capt. Cook’s Shipwrecked Endeavor Continues in Newport Harbor: An article about a shipwreck mapping team’s search for Capt. Cook’s Shipwreck.
- China’s First Porcelain Was Probably Made With Local Materials: Proton-induced X-ray emission analyses performed on Chinese porcelain.
- Imaging Techniques Reveal 17th C. Religious Scenes: X-Ray imaging used to examine 17th century box contents.
- Mayan Hieroglyphs Cataloged With High-Tech Tools: Digital catalogue of Mayan hieroglyphs being created to help with studies and interpretation.
- 3-D Casts Replicate Ancient Tools for Students: 3D casts of artefacts created to give researchers a hands-on experience with each artefact.
- Global Project Documents Sites in the Middle East: 3D imaging used to document Middle East archaeological sites.
- New Project Will Scan Egypt’s Pyramids: Radiographic muons, infrared thermography and photogrammetry to be used to survey Egyptian pyramids.
- Medusa Sculpture Unearthed in Turkey: Photogrammetry used to re-assemble fragments of a sculpture of Medusa’s head.
- England’s 600-Year-Old “Great Ship” Will Be Studied: Sonar, remote sensing, drone technology and dendrochronology will be used to analyse a ship discovered through aerial imaging.
- Viking Ring Fortress Will Be Excavated: Archaeologists prepare for excavation of site discovered through drones.
- Shipwreck Discovered Off Coast of North Carolina: AUVs and submersibles used to find a shipwreck.
- Infrared Thermography Reveals Temperature of Tut’s Tomb Walls: Infrared thermography used to scan King Tut’s tomb possibly indicating additional chambers.
- Gladiator Colosseum Found in Tuscany: Ground penetrating radar and a digital survey to analyse amphitheatre.
- Real-Life ‘Indiana Jones’ Wins Coveted TED Prize: Aerial photography using archaeologist Sarah Parcak wins a TED prize for a project of her choosing. She is the creator of a technique for processing infrared imagery from satellites to discover archaeological sites (well done!).
- 22 Shipwrecks Found in Greek Expedition: Photos: Shipwrecks that have been found in an expedition have been mapped using photogrammetry.
- Pompeii Victims’ Bodies Revealed in Scans: Photos: CT scanning used to analyse bodies of Pompeii victims.
- Unveiling the Sandby borg massacre: A project to document the Sandby borg ringfort in a text publication including illustrations and satellite imaging.
- The Digital Archaeological Record: A digital repository for archaeological records
- Digital Humanities at Google Research: A blog post explaining the work Google Research is doing and funding for digital humanities.
- Digital Scholarship Lab: Digital Space for collaboration and ease of use for visually-mediated research. Follow the news here to see archaeology projects.
- Marshall Millett – Post Archaeology in a Virtual Reality World: A talk about virtual reality used in archaeology
- Scientists Are Using Lasers To Uncover Lost Cities: A video talking about how lasers are being used to discover archaeological sites.
- Audio News from Archaeologica, 22 March 2015 – 28 March 2015: Mentions laser scan-generated video explores a series of interconnected corridors and rooms in Cappadocia.
- A Brief History of Time Capsules: Mentions X rays used to scan time capsules.