An archaeologist’s holiday

When you go on holiday as an archaeologist, you end up finding and visiting the archaeology around your holiday destination or, as I did, you build your entire holiday around going to see archaeological sites. I have watched Werner Herzog’s Cave of Forgotten Dreams, I have read Mordicai Gerstein’s The First Drawing and I have trawled






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3D Scanning and Photogrammetry of 17th and 18th Century Artifacts for Archaeology Month in Philadelphia, PA

I am a Digital Media graduate student at Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA, USA. Today I am working with 17th and 18th century archaeological artifacts excavated in 2001-2003 from what are now the grounds of the National Constitution Center in Independence National Historical Park (INHP) in Philadelphia. This archaeological site is the richest colonial American site






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Starting Over in Alberta

This year, the Day of Archaeology actually fell upon the first day of a four day weekend. Having






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Archaeology from the depths of the Delaware River to high atop Philadelphia’s Skyline

Today, I coordinated the activities of two groups of faculty and students working on archaeological related projects at






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The Journey Continues – DayofArch2015

This is my Day of Archaeology 2015 post. Here are my past posts: 2014: More Companies, More Changes






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Pots and stats! Moments in a day of a post-doctoral researcher

This is my first blog post for the ‘Day of Archaeology’. I am going to write about some






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Preparations for Archaeology Month in the City of Brotherly Love Philadelphia, PA

By Ryan Rasing STAR “Students Tackling Advanced Research” Scholars Program Digital Media Department, Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts and Design Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America I am a freshman studying Game Art and Production at the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts and Design, Drexel University. This summer I am participating … Read More →

Folders of secrets: the SITAR Project.

We work at the SITAR, the innovative project of the Archaeological Superintendndence of Rome (today called Soprintendenza Speciale per il Colosseo, il Museo Nazionale Romano e l’Area Archeologica di Roma), born in 2007 and that aim at the complete digitization and systematization in a GIS environment of all the archaeological documentation related to the surveys






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