Interesting Articles

3D modeling updates

The 3D models in archaeology posts seem to be pretty popular, so I decided to add some more content for you ūüôā Here are some links: 3-D Virtual Model Reconstructs Germany‚Äôs Heidelberg Castle: A 3D model of Heidelberg Castle has been made using photographs, drawings, and surveys of the ruins Around the World in 80 […]

Computational Archaelogy news- January 2017

Once again it has been a while since my last news post, so I’ll be squishing a variety of resources here. Researchers Decipher Antikythera Mechanism Text¬†– researchers decyphered label on ancient Antikyhthera device using X-ray scanning equipment and imaging technology. Archaeologist points to hidden monument in Jordan’s Petra¬†–¬†Satellite and drone images led to¬†the discovery of¬†a […]

Computational Archaeology News – May 2016

Here are some of the articles I have read most recently relating to computational archaeology. Teenager Uses Star Map To Discover Lost Mayan City In Central America:Satellite imaging and star positioning were used by a student to discover a lost Mayan city. Thanks To Cosmic Rays, We Finally Know What The Inside Of A Pyramid […]

3D modelling of My Son Unesco Site

We recently visited Vietnam for a holiday and had the chance to visit the My Son UNESCO¬†Heritage site. This site consists of a group of Hindu temples constructed to worship the god Shiva and located in central Vietnam. My Son is a beautiful site that unfortunately also suffered partial destruction during the war. Today parts […]

Computational archaeology news – January 2016

Quite a few news have gathered since the last news post, here they are: New York Public Library Invites a Deep Digital Dive: Digital content and APIs to be made availably by the New York Public library. Archaeology From Above: Article explaining LIDAR for archaeology Estonia launches robot for underwater archaeology [Video]: Youtube video about […]

OpenRov’s new Kickstarter – Trident

I’ve written before about an¬†open source robotics project for marine exploration called OpenROV. These awesome guys have started a second Kickstarter project called Trident. This project aims to build a marine exploration robot that has the following qualities: Can be used by anyone Is light weight Can be controlled in various ways (remote control, oculus […]

Computational Archaeology news, software, tools and videos August 2015

It’s been a busy year, but that’s no reason to not sneak in a computational archaeology news and links post. Here are some of the latest articles I’ve ran into: News and articles Nazi-destroyed synagogue mapped by laser: Archaeologists use ground penetrating laser techniques to search for an fourth century synagogue. Another link on this:¬†Ground-Penetrating […]