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Archaeological and Palaeoecological Reference Collections Online


 [First posted in AWOL 22 April 2012, updated 21 December 2014] Among the many useful pages at WikiArc/ The Wiki Archaeological Information Resource is: Archaeological and Palaeoecological Reference Collections Online As of today (21 December 2014), the list there includes the following categories and links: ARCHAEOMETALLURGICAL The National Slag Collection – UK, from the Historical Metallurgy Society CERAMIC A Guide to the Identification of Spanish Medieval and Later Fabrics CerAfIm: Céramique Africaine Imprimée  The National Roman […]

Charles Jones

Why 3D Printing Needs to Take Off in Schools Around the World


When it comes to 3D printing, there are limitless ways in which the technology can be utilized. Businesses, hobbyists, and educational institutions are beginning to fully understand some of the potential benefits that the technology can provide. 3D printing has, and will continue to, provide a means for inventors, innovators, and visionaries to easily fabricate prototypes for designs which they could only depict via 2-dimensional drawings and diagrams in the past. 3D printing will certainly […]

Eddie Krassenstein

Digital Marmor Parium


Digital Marmor Parium The Digital Marmor Parium is a project of the Humboldt Chair of Digital Humanities at the University of Leipzig. The aim of this work is to produce a new digital edition of the so called Marmor Parium (Parian Marble), which is a Hellenistic chronicle on a marble slab coming from the Greek island of Paros. The importance of the document is due to the fact that it preserves a Greek chronology (1581/80-299/98 […]

Charles Jones

Open Access Archaeology Digest #638


Today’s list of Open Access (free to read) articles: Notes on Roman Britainhttp://bit.ly/108NFpF Mortuary patterning and the evolution of the rice ancestorshttp://bit.ly/1Ck2ZoZ The departure of Royal Doulton from Lambethhttp://bit.ly/14hEDct A pit containing an undecorated Beaker and associated artefacts from Beechwood Park, Raigmore, Invernesshttp://bit.ly/1bkCoc4 Roman Inscriptions discovered in Britain in 1886http://bit.ly/18Sor9R Learn more about Open Access and Archaeology at: http://bit.ly/YHuyFK


3D Printing: The Stories We Didn’t Cover This Week — December 20


It’s the end of another week, which means it’s also time to catch our readers up on stories we didn’t cover last week. As always, last week’s 3D printing news included new industry manufacturing and distribution partnerships; medical, scientific, architectural, and artistic innovations; educational opportunities and initiatives; contests; and new printable applications and products. Germany’s Ingram Micro to Distribute RepRap 3D Printing Products We will begin this week’s missed news in Europe, and more specifically […]

Michelle Matisons

PREFORMA presented at the Belgian Federal Scientific Institutions


Brussels, 18 December 2015 Erik Buelinckx from the Royal Institute for Cultural Heritage presented the project at the monthly meeting of the follow-up committee of the Belgian Federal Policy digitisation program. Continue reading →


EUDAT News bullettin – November / December 2014


Open access and EUDAT License Wizard In this issue we introduce the EUDAT License Wizard and ask what researchers think about open data, before having a look back at some of the achievements over the course of the year. Continue reading →


3D Systems Presented Cooper Hewitt with Elegant 3D Printed Scissors for Ribbon Cutting at Grand Reopening


Andrew Carnegie had a lot to say on the subjects of success, giving back magnanimously, and the benefits of solid teamwork. Certainly, with the renovation and reopening of the Cooper Hewitt Museum, housed in the Carnegie Mansion, their original benefactor would have been applauding the expansive efforts of so many individuals coordinating, drafting plans, and applying both concepts and craftsmanship to the three-year project, culminating in a modernized, enhanced museum located on Fifth Avenue in New […]

Bridget Butler Millsaps

AIA and SCS Joint Meeting 2015: Draft Map of Hispania in the Second Century C.E.


Richard Talbert and Ryan Horne from the AWMC will be presenting a Draft Map of Hispania in the Second Century C.E.  at the Poster Session of the AIA New Orleans meeting, Friday 9 January 2015, 10:45 am to 3: 00 pm. Detailed information is available on our flier, linked here.


3D Printed Replica Bell From Ship, The HMS Erebus, Symbolizes Canadian History & Exploration


Among its many applications, 3D printing plays the exciting role of filling in mysterious gaps in history, giving actual form to things previously only imagined. That’s the case with the centerpiece of a new exhibition on the tragic 1845 expedition of Rear Admiral Sir John Franklin: the full-scale, 3D printed replica of the ship’s bell from the HMS Erebus. On May 19, 1845, Franklin and his crew of 24 officers and 110 men on the […]

Debra Thimmesch

Tip of the Week: Video games equal effective formative assessment


Last month at the AESA conference, Curtis Chandler and I had the opportunity to do a presentation on gamification in education. I always have fun working with Curtis and when we get the chance to talk about games, even better. One of the things we talked about was how game design and instructional design are very similar. How game developers use brain research to create engaging, profitable games. And how we as educators should be using […]


Open Access Archaeology Digest #637


Get some Open Access (free to read) Archaeology articles here: Roma. Piazza Vittorio Emanuele II. Un nuovo settore degli Horti Lamiani. http://bit.ly/1qm3wzK Cuma, acropoli. Scavi al Tempio Superiore: II campagna (estate 2012). http://bit.ly/1xv2OrJ Excavation of the Multi-Layer Kalnik-Igrišće Site in 2007 http://bit.ly/1xv2WaH Learn more about Open Access and Archaeology at: http://bit.ly/YHuyFK


‘Doctor Who’ Fan 3D Prints & Finishes Unbelievable Peter Capaldi Bust on Form 1+ 3D Printer


Cain’s final 3D printed and painted bust Doctor Who is a British television series that originated back in the early 1960s. Running for 26 seasons, from 1963 to 1989, the show started up again in 2005 and has been running strong ever since. Celebrating its 50th anniversary last year, Doctor Who is heralded as the longest-running science-fiction television show of all time. The twelfth incarnation (depending how you count) of the Doctor is played by actor […]

Eddie Krassenstein
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