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By Alicia Castillo

ISBN-10: 1493902822

ISBN-13: 9781493902828

ISBN-10: 1493902830

ISBN-13: 9781493902835

This quantity offers case stories from around the globe aiming to function a hands-on publication for administration and remedy of archaeological global background houses. It includes not just websites inscribed as international background as a result of their archaeological personality but in addition international history houses the place the research in their archaeological size presents a deeper and higher knowing of the resources and comprises the opportunity of disseminating this data. The publication has a major functional price, when you consider that all of the works provided right here illustrate - with sensible examples, the easiest and superb how one can deal with international history houses. the purpose of the history managers at those international historical past websites is to enhance conservation and bring up knowing and verbal exchange in the sort of manner that the groups residing in these websites or who earn a livelihood from them could be absolutely tormented by those initiatives.

The ebook provides exemplary types of historical past administration in international background properties–an factor no longer taken care of intensive prior to now and most sensible Practices during this administration. for this reason, this quantity turns into a brand new, unique resource featuring version ideas to be through different tasks which will enhance the honor and therapy of the main remarkable valued websites thought of via UNESCO.

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B) Creation of a comprehensive 3D plan of the entire excavation area, containing detailed information on all features, walls and structures. This task was performed with a middle-range laser scanner, which proved to be efficient, accurate and cost-efficient. (c) 3D recording of architectonic features to be analysed for conservation/ restoration purposes, as well as for a tentative for their virtual relocation in their original place. Both laser scanning and structure-from-motion techniques were implemented on the documentation of architectonic fragments, depending on their size and mobility.

Com/catch) were used to obtain 3D point clouds from images. Since in each photo we have used the same targets as the laser scanners, we could easily align and integrate all separate point clouds together. Moreover, during the acquisition of images, standard scales were positioned within the squares, in order to scale the point clouds. This method registered not only the 3D geometry of the target area, but accurate colour information as well. The use of standard colour charts enabled the calibration of colours and rectification of possible deviations due to camera and lighting conditions.

Pilides Department of Antiquities, Nicosia, Cyprus A. 1007/978-1-4939-0283-5_3, © Springer Science+Business Media New York 2014 27 28 S. Hermon et al. Introduction A major challenge in recording archaeological field excavations or architectonic heritage is to obtain an outcome that accurately reflects the documented reality, in as short as possible time and with minimum economic investment. While traditional methods imply the use of hand measurements and drawings, recent years development gradually shifted the documentation work from analogue to digital (Hermon, 2012).

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