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Preparing for the Archaeology Conference in the Land of the #12Man

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As soon as I stepped off the plane in Seattle, I knew the Seahawks had either won the Super Bowl or taken over the world. For many reasons, the prevalence of Seahawks’ gear and 12th Man kudos makes me feel good. Perhaps, it’s because, as a general Seattle sports team aficionado, it makes me feel […]



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Open Access Journal: Pegasus – Berliner Beiträge zum Nachleben der Antike

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Pegasus – Berliner Beiträge zum Nachleben der AntikeISSN 1436-3461 Einmal im Jahr erscheint das mehrsprachige Periodikum des Census –  der Pegasus. Er versteht sich grundsätzlich als Diskussionsforum für alle mit antiken Traditionen befassten Disziplinen. Anders als die Datenbank des Census setzt er keine zeitlichen  Begrenzungen, sondern öffnet den Blick auf alle nachantiken Epochen. Neben Untersuchungen, die dem breiten Spektrum der Antikentradition gewidmet sind, werden hier Ergebnisse präsentiert, die unmittelbar der Arbeit mit der Datenbank entstammen. […]



Charles Jones

Open Access Archaeology Digest #646

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Open Access (free to read) archaeology articles for everyone: Ravennas and the Antonine Wallhttp://bit.ly/134SsdB [Special section on volcanic glass] PHILIPPINE OBSIDIAN AND ITS ARCHAEOLOGICAL APPLICATIONShttp://bit.ly/1xaxwVI Obsidian Studies in Yosemite National Park: Preliminary Observationshttp://bit.ly/13233p7 Learn more about Open Access and Archaeology at: http://bit.ly/YHuyFK



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CloudscapeVII: A smart and secure connected digital world

Brussels, 9-10 March 2015 Cloudscape VII will help identify and act on fast-moving, valuable data in real time. Cloudscape VII offers a practical, hands-on approach to pushing the boundaries and moving out of our comfort zones so we know when, why and how to embrace new technologies. Continue reading →



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BODO : Bibel+Orient Datenbank Online

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BODO : Bibel+Orient Datenbank Online The BIBLE+ORIENT Museum Database is a web based database created for the electronic management of ancient Near Eastern image and object data. The numerous data fields enable not only a precise cataloging of the museum inventory but also systematic searches for purposes of scientific research. Furthermore, the database admits the consultation of digitalized catalogs of the collections, the management of image series (e.g. slide shows), the making available of dynamic e-Learning […]



Charles Jones

FOCAL International’s Basic Guide to wrappers, files and formats

Keeping the customer happy FOCAL International organised an informal meeting of researchers to discuss their current concerns regarding file formats. It was hosted by Jo Griffin of Prime Focus Post and editor Katie Kemp. Continue reading →



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On the 4th Day of Christmas…

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The competition gave to me … A sweeping digger in the snow, a frosty Grimspound, a Lewis chess piece, and a snow capped Avebury. This image was submitted by Archaeology Live! and shows Haver Lane, Hungate in York being cleaned up by … Continue reading →



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Open Access Archaeology Digest #645

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Today’s list of Open Access (free to read) articles: Notes on a Hogbacked and two Coped Monuments in the Graveyard of Nisbet, Roxburghshire.http://bit.ly/195U2lC Concerning Thomas Cromwell, Earl of Essexhttp://bit.ly/18Sor9R Notices descriptive of the localities of certain Sculptured Stone Monuments in Forfarshire, viz., – Benvie, and Invergowrie; Strathmartin, and Balutheran; Monifieth; Cross of Camus, and Arbirlot. Part III.http://bit.ly/10BrvhR Learn more about Open Access and Archaeology at: http://bit.ly/YHuyFK



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P.Hawara: The Hawara Papyri

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P.Hawara The Hawara Papyri William Flinders Petrie excavated at Hawara in 1888. After working in Medinet el-Fayum (Arsinoe) and Biahmu, he moved on to the site south of Arsinoe and took the 60 workers he had already employed at the former sites with him. The results of his excavations at Hawara were published in 1889 in his “Hawara, Biahmu, and Arsinoe”. The papyrological material said to have been found at Hawara was studied by Prof. […]



Charles Jones

On the 3rd Day of Christmas

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The competition gave to me… A frosty Grimspound, a Lewis chess piece, and a snow capped Avebury. Tim Sandles is the second of two runners up to receive a special edition trowel USB memory stick with this lovely frosty photo of the Bronze Age … Continue reading →



Katie Green

A Drone for the Holidays

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3DR IRIS+ Drone DJI Phantom 2 Vision+ Drone So, by now some of you have opened a holiday gift and it turned out to be a drone.  I was fortunate enough this year to get a 3DR IRIS+ in my stocking.  After a few flights I wanted to put together a quick note comparing this with another popular consumer drone, the DJI Phantom 2 Vision+ (P2V+).  I have a P2V+ that I use at work and put quite […]



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Open Access Journal: Müze Çalışmaları ve Kurtarma Kazıları Sempozyumu Yayınları

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[First posted in AWOL 18 March 2012, updated 26 December 2014] Müze Çalışmaları ve Kurtarma Kazıları Sempozyumu YayınlarıISSN: 1300-5626 1. Müze Çalışmaları ve Kurtarma Kazıları Sempozyumu [1990] 2. Müze Çalışmaları ve Kurtarma Kazıları Sempozyumu [1991] 3. Müze Çalışmaları ve Kurtarma Kazıları Sempozyumu [1992] 4. Müze Çalışmaları ve Kurtarma Kazıları Sempozyumu [1993] 5. Müze Çalışmaları ve Kurtarma Kazıları Sempozyumu [1994] 6. Müze Çalışmaları ve Kurtarma Kazıları Sempozyumu [1995] 7. Müze Çalışmaları ve Kurtarma Kazıları Sempozyumu [1996] […]



Charles Jones

Open Access Archaeology Digest #644

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Open Access (free to read) articles on archaeology: Getting the Word Out: Sharing Data and Ideas on Baja California’s Prehistoryhttp://bit.ly/1c8Brbs Excavations of Neolithic and Bronze Age sites near Peterhead, Aberdeenshire, 1998http://bit.ly/10LwEa7 Neolithic carvings in Maes Howe [related to Skara Brae etc]http://bit.ly/17VlQsv The re-excavation of the Inveresk hypocausthttp://bit.ly/12jWmBK Learn more about Open Access and Archaeology at: http://bit.ly/YHuyFK



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Digital data management workshop offered on Thursday before the AM Public Lecture- Open to all.

The Workshop entitled “Caring for Your Once and Future Data:  Guidelines for the Curation of Digital Archaeological Data”  will be presented before the Public Lecture on Thursday, from  4:00 – 5:00p.m. in the Gallery meeting space located on the lobby level of the Sheraton. Below, you will find some useful information about the workshop organized by Francis P. McManamon, Ph.D., RPA  Executive Director/Research Professor from the Center for Digital Antiquity.   Background information related to the Workshop Archaeology […]



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