Category Archive for: Imaging

Laser Scanning at World War II RAF Ibsley Airfield Control Tower

In November 2018, Archaeovision member Gianna Gandossi conducted a laser scan survey of the World War II-era RAF Ibsley Airfield Control Tower located outside of Ringwood, New Forest, Hampshire. The recording completed by Archaeovision falls under the Heritage Lottery funded Our Past, Our Future project which incorporates community based outreach within their Rediscovering and Conserving…

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An Update on Recording the Early Medieval Crosses on the Isle of Man

Over three weeks this July and August, Archaeovision completed one of our largest recording projects to date, on behalf of the University of Lancaster’s Digital Humanities Hub and Manx National Heritage. The project, to laser scan all Early Medieval stone crosses found on the Isle of Man, used blue-light laser light scanning technology employing a…

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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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Upgrade of Agisoft Photoscan

Here at Archaeovision we utilise photogrammetry in a lot of the work that we do. It is a cheaper method in many ways to traditional 3D recording techniques but it is often associated with slow processing times and at times the overall model can be poor. Agisoft have recently released an upgrade to their photoscan…

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Unlocking the scrolls of Herculaneum

Having recently read an article on the BBC new’s page about the artefacts from the British Museum’s Life and Death: Pompeii and Herculaneum exhibition it led to a belief of how integral RTI could be within the research of the scrolls of Herculaneum. The scrolls have been greatly damaged and are very delicate, reading the writing on these…

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Infrared RTI

Last night it took the artwork from my wall and did my first infrared RTI. I would say it is even more exiting than normal RTI as you will see things you are not able to see with naked eye. Artwork I was taking photos of was not maybe the best to show the potential of IR…

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