The first thing that comes to your mind when you hear ‘virtual archaeology’ is Indiana Jones in the 21st century?! Well, you are almost right. The ViMM Thematic Area 3 working group has defined virtual archaeology as “[…] a research field that deals with the reconstruction of artifacts, buildings and landscapes of the past […] through three-dimensional models, hypertext and multimedia solutions. […]
An interesting collection of virtual archaeology projects is presented at a research website of the St. Andrews University. Make sure to check them out (tool kit and revolver can remain in your drawer).
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