Tag Archive for tracing

Sobre Dibujos de Arte Rupestre (Andino)

logo-tracceThe essence of every rock art study must be the image. In most cases the image that we observe is not quite the same as manufactured and/or intended by prehistoric people. It is altered by weathering, erosion and all sorts of anthropic activities. Yet, the resulting image is the only source to use. The best thing to do is to photograph the image, but if one makes a drawing of the image, it should be as correct as possible. Yet, many rock art researchers produce and publish drawings that are not correct. Consequently, their interpretations will be incorrect. This study discusses some examples of incorrect drawings and offers some recommendations.

by Maarten van Hoek

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CAA 2015, computer and rock art studies

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Call for papers

The Call for Papers for the 43rd International Conference on Computer Applications and Quantitative Methods in Archaeology (CAA 2015) is open. You may submit your abstract for the Session 3C, Computer and rock art studies: data collection,  interpretation and communication. Deadline november 20th 2014.




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Valcamonica, 2013 Rock Art Fieldwork & Field School

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Tracing prehistory

Again in 2013, from July 18 to August 8, Footsteps of Man organizes its annual archaeology field school at Paspardo. This area gives a great opportunity to archaeologists, scholars, students and enthusiasts. The project participants will learn to survey, clean, photograph, draw and catalogue the rock engravings. The program involves field research, documentation, tracing, guided visits and lectures. Infos, poster and photo-galleries here available.

 

by Angelo Eugenio Fossati

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Valcamonica, 2012 Rock Art Fieldwork & Field School

Tracing Valcamonica rock art

Again in 2012 Footsteps of Man organizes its annual archaeology field school at Paspardo. This area gives a great opportunity to archaeologists, scholars, students and enthusiasts. The project participants will learn to survey, clean, photograph, draw and catalogue the rock engravings. (2013 fieldwork Jul 18-Aug 8)

 

by Angelo Eugenio Fossati

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Gavrinis, une approche multiscalaire

Gavrinis art

A multiscale approach: the workflow committed on the Gavrinis island cairn gathers archaeologists and archaeometrists, architects and surveyors, to acquire, handle and share information relative to a passage-tomb built at the beginning of the IVth millennium, one of the most famous of the European monumental heritage.

by S. Cassen, L. Lescop, V. Grimaud, G. Querré, B. Sune

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Valcamonica Archaeology-Rock Art Fieldwork

Tracing Iron age rock art

Researches on the sites: surveys for finding new engraved rocks,  analysis of the damages of the rock surfaces and conservation problem, drawing of the engravings with permanent pens on plastic sheet, photographs ….

by Footsteps of Man

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Rupestre – Arte Rupestre en Colombia

TRACCE no. 11 – by C.N. Dubelaar


Año 2 numero 2. Julio de 1998. ISSN 0123-7675.

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Digital auto-tracing

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TRACCE no. 11 – Andrea Arcà


Digital auto-tracing in Rock Art Recording. Applications of computer vectorial design.
In the same way that we need to have a good reproduction of the scenes depicted or embossed in vases, we have the necessity of recognising perfectly all the figures engraved on a rock surface…

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