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Bradley Manor Update

Work on this interesting project for the National Trust has now been completed. The project involved a detailed laser scan of Bradley Manor and the attached Poundhouse. In total, 55 scans were used to record the external features of Bradley Manor using a Faro Focus x130; 47 scans were captured for the internal and external features…

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North Boscaswell Mine

Earlier this year Archaeovision completed a landscape photogrammetry survey of North Boscaswell Mine, Pendeen, Cornwall for the National Trust. North Boscaswell Mine worked for little more than a decade from 1906 and incorporates the remains of the only known Merton Furnace to survive in Britain. The mine was small-scale with 11 men being employed underground and…

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The Ethics of Dust: Westminster Hall

Last year Archaeovision were contacted by Artangel in regard to their Ethics of Dust project. The Ethics of Dust is a major temporary site-specific artwork of Westminster Hall, the oldest part of the Houses of Parliament, home of the UK’s House of Commons and House of Lords. A 50 metre long translucent latex cast of the hall’s internal and…

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East Anglian Archaeology Reports

Archaeovision were approached by East Anglian Archaeology to explore the provision of online access to their back catalogue of monographs. This would involve the construction of a repository where all past issues of EAA would be described, made searchable, and where stock is still available, provide links to buy copies. Older back issues would be…

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CAA-UK

As computational archaeologist, CAA (Computer Applications and Quantitative methods in archaeology) plays an important part in the work that Archaeovision completes. CAA is an international led conference package that meets once a year in different countries in order to increase participation from archaeologist, computer scientists and mathematicians all over the world. This year’s conference will meet…

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Bradley Manor

Work began two weeks ago on the documentation of Bradley Manor for the National Trust. Bradley Manor is one of the most complete medieval manor houses in Devon and can be found on the outskirts of Newton Abbot. The house is Grade I listed, and with its associated buildings, structures and landscape, has been identified as being…

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Web page of LIFEME project is public

Our web page for the project of Conservation and Restoration of Mire Habitats (LIFEME) is now public. Please visit https://soo.elfond.ee/en/ to get an overview of the project and to read the project related news.

Maarjamäe pannoo, E. Okas

Multispectral imaging at the Estonian History Museum

Today I visited the Estonian History Museum with Dr. H. Hiiop to examine a wall painting (painter: E. Okas, 1987) to discover if any additional information could be extracted. To research any compositional changes (pentimenti’s), I used a multispectral camera (infrared wavelengths). Although we discovered some under drawings, we were unable to identify any important changes. Our visit…

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RTI Capture of a 12th century Cambodian Stela

As part of our ongoing collaboration with the École française d’Extrême-Orient (EFEO), which is a French institute dedicated to the study of Asian societies, Archaeovision were employed to capture an important 12th century Cambodian stela through RTI. The stela is an important piece of Cambodian history as it shows the only known example of the inscription work completed…

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Presentation in seminar

20th November 2015. the Society of Estonian Conservators organised seminar about the preservation and conservation issues of the different materials and about documentation (“Esemete erinevate materjalide vastastikune kahjustav mõju – säilitamise ja konserveerimise problemaatika.”) in Olustvere. Andres spoke about accuracy, quality, uncertainty and error during the artefact/monument/building documentation (“Täpsus, kvaliteet ja viga. Küsimused dokumenteerimisel”).

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