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Archeologia Pubblica e Crowdsourcing al Museo Egizio

Archeologia e Pubblico. Comprendere come la ricerca e i risultati da essa conseguiti divengono (o meno) parte del nostro vivere contemporaneo, studiare le implicazioni etiche, sociali, economiche, politiche derivanti dall’analisi archeologica della cultura materiale e dalla sua comunicazione e fruizione in

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Morte e Rinascita nel Nuovo Regno

A partire dalla XVIII dinastia (1550-1295 a. C.) e fino all’età tolemaica (332-30 a. C.) le statuette funerarie, note con il nome di ushabty, furono spesso disposte all’interno di cofanetti per la maggior parte di legno. Durante tutto il Nuovo Regno (1550-1069 a.

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Naval heritage from the Mary Rose to HMS Hood

In March 2015, the team at the Mary Rose Trust met with Chiara, who introduced MicroPasts and the various projects that the MicroPasts team had been involved in. The Mary Rose Trust team were hugely impressed with the passion of the collaborators that had

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‘I was made in the year 1510’

The Mary Rose Trust are very excited to be working with Micropasts again. This time, we will be working towards the production of a 3D model of the Mary Rose bell, one of the most iconic items to have been

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MicroPasts Knowledge Exchanges Workshops

Two back-to-back workshops were held on 23 September at the UCL Institute of Archaeology. The aim of the MicroPasts Knowledge Exchanges workshops was to share the practices, shortcomings and achievements experienced by the MicroPasts project and use these as fodder for

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The Mary Rose – MicroPasts Collaboration, Week 1

On Friday 22nd May, the Mary Rose Trust and MicroPasts teams launched a collaborative 3D photo-masking pilot project on the MicroPasts crowdsourcing platform. The aim is to create 3D models for three of the museum’s artefacts. We are really grateful

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The MicroPasts conference on YouTube

If you have missed the MicroPasts conference on ‘Crowdsourcing and Crowdfunding our Human Past’, on 31 March 2015, you can now catch-up! We are publishing the videos of the presentations given on the day on our MicroPasts YouTube channel. Have a look and

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MicroPasts Crowd-funding

Hello! We’ve just launched the latest part of theMicroPasts project: a crowd-funding website. Have a look at https://crowdfunded.micropasts.org and see if you can help. Through this website, it is possible to raise up to £5,000 to fund archaeological or historical

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UCL Institute of Archaeology research seminar on MicroPasts

A presentation given by Andy Bevan at the Institute of Archaeology Research Seminar Series, UCL Institute of Archaeology, 6 October 2014.

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Crowd-sourcing, crowd-funding & the collaborative management of archaeological heritage

A presentation given by Chiara Bonacchi at the 20th annual meeting of the European Association of Archaeologists, Istanbul, 10-14 September 2014. Chiara

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