Tag: archaeology

The Nazca Geoglyphs and AI- an Unlikely Match Made in Heaven

The ‘Nazca Lines’ describe a series of geoglyphs spread across the Nazca Desert in Peru. Although an exact date of the creation of these geoglyphs cannot be pinned, we estimate the majority of them to have been made between 500BCE and 500CE. Interestingly enough, the lines themselves were mistaken for vestiges of roads and paths in the past, as their sheer magnitude…

Digital Archaeology (video)

Video Link: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1RZVMlKHCa3_A-Y2uvjI7Ti4HxILt-Mlz/view?usp=sharing Sources and links: Websites & videos YaleCampus – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y0EVnOqvguQ&t=76s&ab_channel=YaleCampus Music by Chill by Sakura – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pF2tXC1pXNo&ab_channel=AudioLibrary%E2%80%94Musicforcontentcreators Ancientathens3d – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PWPCZ1UjYmI&t=61s&ab_channel=AncientAthens3D JamestownRediscovery – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Of2cjj3nEw&t=9s&ab_channel=JamestownRediscovery Michigan State University – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qrgnw9c28Eg&ab_channel=MichiganStateUniversity Rijksmuseum van oudheden – https://www.rmo.nl/en/collection/search-collection/ Bibliography K.-D.Bouzakisa, D.Pantermalisb, I.Mirisidisa, M.Grigoriadoua, E.Varitisa, A.Sakellaridoua, A.Bouzakia, K.Efstathioua, S.Theodoridouc, A.Papacharisi, E.Diamandi 2016. 3D-laser scanning of the Parthenon west frieze blocks and their digital assembly based on…

Digitally preserving and reconstructing cultural heritage

In the last couple of years we have seen multiple instances in which cultural heritage was destroyed, either due to intentional destruction by humans or because of an unfortunate accident. In 2014 we saw terrorists destroying historical artefacts across Syria and Iraq, in 2018 the national museum of Brazil was heavily damaged in a large fire, and just this year both the…