Drones, Photogrammetry and 3d Modeling in Peruvian Archaeology

Author(s): Luis Castillo Butters; Aldo Watanabe

Year: 2017


Air photography, using Drones and 2D/3D Models produced with Photogramettry, is changing the way we do field archaeology. This technology also can be a powerful tool in telling a story about the sites and the work that we, as archaeologists, do there. However, several technological adaptations have to be developed in order to take full advantage of these new technologies. In this paper, we will walk you through the process of combining air and ground based 3D modeling along the North Coast of Peru, which utilizes air photography technology to produce a new way to render our visions of the past.

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Drones, Photogrammetry and 3d Modeling in Peruvian Archaeology. Luis Castillo Butters, Aldo Watanabe. Presented at The 81st Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Vancouver, British Columbia. 2017 ( tDAR id: 431199)


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min long: -93.691; min lat: -56.945 ; max long: -31.113; max lat: 18.48 ;

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Abstract Id(s): 16022