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Professional Archaeology Photo Board Set

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Professional Archaeology Photo Board Set with groove slide letters and numbers for archaeological sites and projects

If you want to take the most professional archaeology photographs possible, you will require the Professional Archaeology Grooved Photo Board.

This robust set comes with everything you need - characters and numbers that easily slide onto the black rubberised black panel. Included are two crystal storage boxes for your characters/numbers and a double sided north arrow.

The panel measures 350mm x 200mm  and is made of washable rubberised grooveboard with a plastic waterproof backing and anodised aluminium frame.

This must be the ultimate photoboard.

At last... a photo board - for the most  professional record of your site

the letters slip easily into place to allow super quick number and character changes. ( see the video )

WHITE characters (234)  and numerals/symbols (264) (19mm)   that is a lot of numbers! 

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Small finds archaeology photography scale

Small finds archaeology photography scale | Archaeology Tools | Scoop.it

Small finds archaeology photography scale  Printed on matte white, yellow, black or grey on non-reflective rigid plastic. This handy 15 cm scale is a must for small finds photography and site work.

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Charlemagne's bones are (probably) real - The Local

Charlemagne's bones are (probably) real - The Local | Archaeology Tools | Scoop.it
German scientists have announced after almost 26 years of research that the bones interred for centuries at Aachen Cathedral are likely to be those of Charlemag
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A drowned land – 11,000 year old settlement of Hanö Bay

A drowned land – 11,000 year old settlement of Hanö Bay | Archaeology Tools | Scoop.it

During the Early Holocene in southern Scandinavia sea levels were rising and large areas of the North Sea and the Baltic which had once been dry land were inundated and now lie beneath metres of cold waters.

Partly because of the growing exploitation of the continental shelves for resources including wind-farms, oil drilling and mining industries, this unique landscape is coming to light with the use of new technologies such as high resolution photogrammetric 3D-modelling and hydro acoustic mapping. This is allowing for remarkable visualisations of the submerged landscapes complete with sunken forests.

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Archaeologists find remains of previously unknown pharaoh in Egypt

Archaeologists find remains of previously unknown pharaoh in Egypt | Archaeology Tools | Scoop.it
Discovery of 3,600-year-old body of King Senebkay confirms existence of forgotten dynasty
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BAJR Archaeology Directory

BAJR Archaeology Directory | Archaeology Tools | Scoop.it
UK Archaeology Site with latest jobs, news and resources, forum and library, hosted by the British Archaeological Jobs Resource BAJR
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Three Dimensional Imaging in Mediterranean Archaeology: A Short Introduction to a Blog Project

Three Dimensional Imaging in Mediterranean Archaeology: A Short Introduction to a Blog Project | Archaeology Tools | Scoop.it
Over the past half decade, Mediterranean and Old World archaeology has entered a bold new world of inexpensive three-dimensional documentation. Using photogrammetry software like Agisoft Photoscan,...
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DJI Phantom 2

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Perfect for Archaeology

Brand new release, stock due in around 9th December, order now to receive delivery on a first come first served basis. The Phantom 2 is an evolution of the Phantom. It features the same compact and highly integrated design, but comes with FPV flying and Aerial Photography support right out of the box. Additional features include a higher payload, a built-in intelligent battery, H3-2D gimbal support and other functions.

Customized H3-2D Gimbal Support

A customized H3-2D gimbal, designed for easy assembly and connectionis available for the Phantom 2. Its stability ensures smooth and cinematic footage and the camera’s pitch can be controlled from the transmitter, allowing the pilot to be more creative and take control over what the camera is pointing at.

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First line of Beowulf misunderstood for 200 years – Archaeology...

First line of Beowulf misunderstood for 200 years – Archaeology... | Archaeology Tools | Scoop.it
The famous first line of English language’s oldest epic poem has been misinterpreted, ever since it was popularised almost 200 years ago
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A University of Manchester lecturer has discovered that the famous first line of English language’s oldest epic poem has been misinterpreted, ever since it was popularised almost 200 years ago.

Dr George Walkden, who is a historical linguist, says because translators of the iconic Beowulf have relied on a faulty interpretation of its first word, the meaning of its first sentence must be understood differently.

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Annotated Bibliography of Bioarchaeology ~ Powered By Osteons

Annotated Bibliography of Bioarchaeology ~ Powered By Osteons | Archaeology Tools | Scoop.it

ust got word that my annotated bibliography on bioarchaeology is now up at Oxford Bibliographies Online.  It's taken a good long time to come out, but I think it's pretty useful, particularly for undergrad and grad students interested in the field. The OBO articles are nice because they're thorough and peer-reviewed, but they're currently a bit difficult to access.

If you, like me, don't have access to Oxford Bibliographies Online through your university or other favorite library, just drop me an email (poweredbyosteons @ gmail . com works fine) and I'll be happy to send along a PDF.  Some of the fun features are lost in the conversion to PDF (e.g., ability to click on links in the biblio or add citations to a reference manager), but that's the best I can do.

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Photogrammetry for Historic Preservation - Agisoft Lens and PhotoScan

Photogrammetry for Historic Preservation - Agisoft Lens and PhotoScan | Archaeology Tools | Scoop.it
3D: Photo Imaging for Condition Detection, Monitoring, and Documentation Photogrammetry with Agisoft's PhotoScan and Lens Software http://okeeffeimagingproject.wordpress.com/ Definition: Photogramm...
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Element 3D Rendering

These are some of the shots I did for an upcoming documentary about Stonehenge. The shots started as a series of still photos. These were used to generate 3D models…
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Lest we forget: making history lessons memorable for students - The Guardian (blog)

Lest we forget: making history lessons memorable for students - The Guardian (blog) | Archaeology Tools | Scoop.it
The Guardian (blog)
Lest we forget: making history lessons memorable for students
The Guardian (blog)
When I think about what makes a truly excellent history lesson, it often has nothing to do with what Ofsted criteria the lesson hits.
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Professional Archaeology Photo Board Set

Professional Archaeology Photo Board Set | Archaeology Tools | Scoop.it

Professional Archaeology Photo Board Set with groove slide letters and numbers for archaeological sites and projects

If you want to take the most professional archaeology photographs possible, you will require the Professional Archaeology Grooved Photo Board.

This robust set comes with everything you need - characters and numbers that easily slide onto the black rubberised black panel. Included are two crystal storage boxes for your characters/numbers and a double sided north arrow.

The panel measures 350mm x 200mm  and is made of washable rubberised grooveboard with a plastic waterproof backing and anodised aluminium frame.

This must be the ultimate photoboard.

At last... a photo board - for the most  professional record of your site

the letters slip easily into place to allow super quick number and character changes. ( see the video )

WHITE characters (234)  and numerals/symbols (264) (19mm)   that is a lot of numbers! 

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Discovery of a maiden crown in Roskilde Cathedral burial

Discovery of a maiden crown in Roskilde Cathedral burial | Archaeology Tools | Scoop.it
A 17th century Danish noblewoman had been buried with her head resting on a pillow sewn with gold threads and her maiden crown
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Furor stirred by suggestions that archaeological sites be privatized

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Plague DNA Found in Ancient Tooth Suggests Black Death Isn't Dead Yet

Plague DNA Found in Ancient Tooth Suggests Black Death Isn't Dead Yet | Archaeology Tools | Scoop.it
You've undoubtedly heard about the Bubonic plague, but the chances of you knowing next to anything about the Justinian plague are significantly slimmer. That's because no one really knew anything about the Justinian plague—until recently, that is.
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Evidence for repeated fire use around 300,000 years ago

Evidence for repeated fire use around 300,000 years ago | Archaeology Tools | Scoop.it
Findings from Qesem Cave hint that its prehistoric inhabitants already had a highly advanced social structure and intellectual capacity
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Eskeletons

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LEarn your Osteology!

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Quick Tips: How To Estimate The Chronological Age Of A Human Skeleton – Cranial Suture Closure Method.

Quick Tips: How To Estimate The Chronological Age Of A Human Skeleton – Cranial Suture Closure Method. | Archaeology Tools | Scoop.it
This is the 4th blog post in this Quick Tips series on chronologically dating human skeletal remains, if you haven’t read the first post click here to start at the beginning. In my previous blog po...
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Ancient naval battle rises above the waves – Archaeology News...

Ancient naval battle rises above the waves – Archaeology News... | Archaeology Tools | Scoop.it

The year was 241BC and on the 10th of March a massive naval battle took place off the coast of Sicily between the Romans and Carthaginians. The defeat of the Carthaginians brought about an end to the First Punic War and set the Roman Republic on its militaristic path to establishing an Empire.

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A4 Drawing Board

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A4 Drawing Board for archaeological drawing and recording
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Sturdy but light-weight A4 drawing boards made by ourselves at Past Horizons according to a tried and tested method.

Made of exterior hardboard and covered with graph paper which is sealed by polythene film. Edged with 2 layers of black gaffer tape, to ensure a water resistant seal.  

Past Horizons - The trusted supplier of Archaeology Trowels - Archaeology Equipment - Archaeology Tools

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Population crash after introduction of agriculture into Europe - Archaeology News from Past Horizons

Population crash after introduction of agriculture into Europe - Archaeology News from Past Horizons | Archaeology Tools | Scoop.it

The introduction of agriculture into Europe was followed by regional population crashes despite trends of demographical growth, reports research published in Nature Communications. The work suggests that these sharp population decreases weren’t due to changing climatic conditions and therefore the authors propose internal causes.

Stephen Shennan, professor of theoretical archaeology at the Institute of Archaeology, University College London, received grant funding from the European Research Council to study early agriculture and its impact on populations across Europe. The research represents a major revision to our understanding of how the introduction of agricultural technology impacted humans.

 

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Archaeological maps from qGIS and Inkscape: A brief guide. Third edition.

Archaeological maps from qGIS and Inkscape: A brief guide. Third edition. | Archaeology Tools | Scoop.it

These brief instructions for Inkscape (www.inkscape.org) apply to maps first created in qGIS. Below you will find a quick guide to exporting and creating PDFs and SVGs (Scalable Vector Graphics) from qGIS, and Inkscape will be used simply to 'frame' it. Whereas most of the map is built in GIS, Inkscape is needed for formatting, editing, adding the north arrow, text and perhaps a legend. The PDF option is used for simple figures with not to many elements involved, the SVG option is for the use of more complex figures. Also use an SVG if your image is not going to be a full page. Procedures are explained in detail with screenshots and photographs where appropriate and guides to troubleshooting and examples for data maintenance are provided. The manual is written in such manner that it can easily be adjusted for individual sites' survey requirements. Chapters can be extracted easily and supplied individually. The methods described are also applicable to a range of archaeological illustrations. The author of these manuals would be grateful for further feedback on its usability, contents and layout.

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Home | OpenArchaeology.net

Home | OpenArchaeology.net | Archaeology Tools | Scoop.it

Disclaimer: This website is still being actively developed and will likely change in the near future. If you want to contribute please contact us via email: contact at openarchaeology dot net

Open Archaeology - a philosophy, some software, a commitment to adopting and developing standards, making archaeological knowledge free to access, a passion. Open Archaeology is all of these.

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The Iceman: A Historical Inquiry

I designed this lesson to introduce students to the study of history using Ötzi the Iceman. Students will examine the evidence presented and use it to construct a story about the Iceman’s death.

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For Preliminary study.