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Free Resource: Pathways to Prismatic Blades A Study in Mesoamerican Obsidian Core-Blade Technology, 2002 Hirth, Kenneth; Andrews, Bradford

The obsidian prismatic blade is one of the sharpest cutting implements ever produced in the prehistoric world.

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1913 – The Ford Motor Company introduces the ‘first’ moving assembly line

1 December

The assembly line developed for the Ford Model T began operation on this day in 1913. It had immense influence on the world. Continue reading “1913 – The Ford Motor Company introduces the ‘first’ moving assembly line”

3D technology used to recreate elements of an 18th Century Dutch Shipwreck

As some of you would be aware by now I have an interest in the use of technology in teaching, history and archaeology. In 2013 Wessex Archaeology was commissioned by English Heritage to revisit an 18th Century Dutch Shipwreck and update the survey. Continue reading “3D technology used to recreate elements of an 18th Century Dutch Shipwreck”

VR, the future of site preservation?

With the destruction of sites in the Middle East by ISIS digital preservation of archaeological sites has again become a point of discussion. Continue reading “VR, the future of site preservation?”

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