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Archeology and 3D photography

Author(s): Pierre Lavoie

Year: 2014

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In recent years, new developments in 3D technology has offered new possibilities for archeologists to display objects and document searching sites with the added reality of 3D.This presentation will cover the benefits of 3D photography for archeology, starting from the 19th century stereoviews as a primary source of historical images on the major archeological sites, and move on to use modern day 3D to display objects and sharing knowledge.This presentation will require attendees to wear 3D glasses as we are going to explore in 3D some major archeological sites, as photographed in the 19th century. Finally, a modern day 3D video presentation of the crater of Vix will conclude the presentation.

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Archeology and 3D photography. Pierre Lavoie. Presented at Society for Historical Archaeology, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada. 2014 ( tDAR id: 437060)

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Arizona State University The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation National Science Foundation National Endowment for the Humanities Society for American Archaeology Archaeological Institute of America