Tag: photogrammetry

Tutorial (2 entry/entries)

Dec 10, 2018

A practical use case - the photogrammetric digital background created for a sample scene at Luxor temple

The background photo for LD 177 was created using the photogrammetric software Agisoft Photoscan and a Mamiya RZ67 Pro IID and 50mm Mamiya-Sekor Z f/4.5 lens, mounted with a Hasselblad CFV-50c digital back. The scene was lit using a Profoto studio strobe.

Owen Murray

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Oct 26, 2020

A Photogrammetric Triple Constraint: Time, Distance, Camera Cost

With the rise of photogrammetry in digital epigraphy, so has the ability to produce quality, to-scale photographs without expensive field equipment. Although lighting is, has been, and always will be, a major factor in the quality of said photographs.

Owen Murray

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Project (3 entry/entries)

Dec 16, 2019

Reconstructing the Western High Gate Digitally

In the 2018-19 season at the Epigraphic Survey we began to seriously experiment with the idea of creating 3D photogrammetric models for the blocks of the Western High Gate at Medinet Habu Temple.

Ariel W. Singer

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Nov 9, 2020

Star Gazing: Digitally Drawing the Bark Shrine Ceiling of the Small Amun Temple

Epigraphic drawing to document the ceiling of the bark shrine on behalf of the Epigraphic Survey were begun in the Spring of 2019. The ceiling would be documented using the Chicago House method and all digital technology, including the photography and initial “pencil” drawings on site.

Dominique Navarro

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Apr 22, 2021

Documenting the Amenhotep III Wall Scene LD177 at Luxor Temple (Part 4) - From Model Creation to Presentation

This article will look at preliminary work adapting for-print 2D data for online 3D presentation and reflect on questions of how, when, and where these technologies can be used, and how such technologies intersect with the needs, aims, and ethos of the Chicago House approach.

Owen Murray and Alexis Pantos

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Reading (2 entry/entries)

Mar 16, 2019

Scanning Seti - The regeneration of a pharaonic tomb by Factum Arte and the Factum Foundation for Digital Technology in Conservation

A recent exhibition in the Antikenmuseum Basel recreates two of the most beautiful rooms, the Hall of Beauties and the adjacent Pillared Room in Seti I’s magnificent tomb in the Valley of the Kings.

Précis and commentary by Júlia Schmied

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May 8, 2019

Wadi el-Hudi Expedition - Incorporating new techniques of archaeological documentation

Wadi el-Hudi is an extensive mining site in the desert about 35 km southeast of Aswan where, in ancient times, Egyptians mined precious stones and minerals, including amethyst, galena and gold.

Précis and commentary by Júlia Schmied

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Publication (1 entry/entries)

Dec 15, 2021

The Mastabas of Qar and Idu G 7101 and 7102 - Digitally Revised and Enhanced Edition

The chapter by chapter web version of the book, The Mastabas of Qar and Idu, written by William Kelly Simpson in 1976, with contributions or drawings by Dows Dunham, Suzanne Chapman, Hansmartin Handrick, Alexander Floroff, Timothy Kendall, Nicholas Thayer, and Lynn Holden. Based upon the excavations and recording of George Andrew Reisner, Alan Rowe, William Stevenson Smith, and T. R. D. Greenlees. Museum of Fine Arts-Harvard University Expedition.

by William Kelly Simpson

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