Advanced Imaging Techniques at the Egypt Exploration Society

Two Saturdays ago a workshop on advanced imaging techniques was held at the Egypt Exploration Society in London. It was taught by Dr Kathryn Piquette, of the UCL Centre for Digital Humanities. The purpose of the workshop [...]

Advanced Imaging Techniques at the Egypt Exploration Society2020-03-01T12:39:46+00:00

Imaging Methods for Examination in the Conservation of Art Works

After the course last year at Open Source in Milan on non-invasive analysis and imaging for art works (Non Invasive Diagnostics For Paintings), I have been researching further into the subject in order to be able to make [...]

Imaging Methods for Examination in the Conservation of Art Works2020-04-05T18:23:49+01:00

3D Replica and the Search for the Tomb of Nefertiti

The search for a hidden tomb behind a wall of Tutankhamun's burial chamber: Tutankhamun's Tomb: Evidence Grows for Hidden Chamber, last week resulted in the announcement by Egypt's antiquities minister Mamdouh Eldamaty that there is an 'approximately 90 [...]

3D Replica and the Search for the Tomb of Nefertiti2020-04-05T18:55:47+01:00

Hidden Layers Beneath a Painting’s Surface

I came across this fascinating article about an interactive interface created by Met Media Lab intern Betty Quinn, which allows museum visitor to explore the hidden layers of paintings.  The technology used to produce this interface were non-invasive [...]

Hidden Layers Beneath a Painting’s Surface2020-02-22T08:49:31+00:00

A New Initiative

Multispectral Imaging for Art: The above article details an initiative from Cultural Heritage Science Open Source which seems incredibly innovative.  The proposal is to create a multispectral imaging system for painting analysis which is non-invasive, and will be [...]

A New Initiative2020-02-21T12:09:22+00:00