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Author Samaan, Mariam ♦ Deseilligny, Marc Pierrot ♦ Heno, Raphale ♦ Vaissire, Etienne De La ♦ Roger, Jacques
Source ACM Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
File Format PDF
Copyright Year ©2016
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Computer science, information & general works ♦ Data processing & computer science
Subject Keyword Photogrammetry ♦ Acquisition ♦ Archaeology ♦ Cultural heritage ♦ Epigraphy ♦ Modelling ♦ Surveying
Abstract In this article, we present a method to carry out a computerized epigraphic survey of historic stones and their engraved epigraphy. In fact, the preservation of archaeological objects has always been an issue of concern for the research community. On the one hand, the fragility of the objects limits their study. On the other hand, such objects are housed in museums, libraries, and institutions worldwide, locations that significantly limit their accessibility. Different survey methods have been carried out in these attempts to overcome the aforementioned limitations. Among them, the MicMac open source software was used in this work to survey and process the dense correlation of the hieroglyphics inscriptions engraved on archaeological stones. Relatively standard workflows have led to depth maps, which can be represented either as 3D point clouds or shaded relief images. This article shows the application of this method in two epigraphic survey case studies.
Description Author Affiliation: Direction régionale des Affaires Culturelles du Limousin, Limoges, France (Roger, Jacques); École Nationale des Sciences Géographiques, Marne-la-Vallée cedex, France (Samaan, Mariam; Deseilligny, Marc Pierrot; Heno, Raphale); École des hautes études en sciences sociales, Paris, France (Vaissire, Etienne De La)
ISSN 15564673
Age Range 18 to 22 years ♦ above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2016-10-10
Publisher Place New York
e-ISSN 15564711
Journal Journal on Computing and Cultural Heritage (JOCCH)
Volume Number 9
Issue Number 3
Page Count 18
Starting Page 1
Ending Page 18


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