archaeology research Articles
Artifact Restoration & Fossil Preparation with MicroBlasting
Bringing the Hunley Up to the Surface It’s back to school time, which makes us at Comco nostalgic for some of our favorite subjects: history and archaeology. Both spark our curiosity and a sense of wonder, which is why I was really excited to visit our customer at The Hunley Project last week. The H.L. Hunley was a state-of-the-art submarine and warship that saw battle in the American ...
By Comco Inc
The Mycenaean drainage works of north Kopais, Greece: a new project incorporating surface surveys, geophysical research and excavation
The attempt to drain the Kopais Lake was one of the most impressive and ambitious technical works of prehistoric times in Greece, inspiring myths and traditions referring to its construction and operation. The impressive remnants of the Mycenaean hydraulic works represent the most important land reclamation effort during prehistoric Greek antiquity, thus attracting the attention of the ...
Identifying at-risk heritage resources with GIS: modelling the impact of recreational activities on the archaeological record
Archaeological predictive models were initially developed to determine the probability of encountering certain types of archaeological sites (e.g. masonry ruins or artifact scatters) on a given unit of land. Other than forecasting densities of archaeological site-types by vegetation zones, however, such studies rarely focused on management applications and, consequently, were nearly abandoned. To ...
Archaeological survey 2
The site of the Meadows’ Wesleyan Cemetery in the Adelaide is thought to contain more than 130 unmarked graves. This site initially had a chapel constructed on it in 1840 and the first burial in 1855. The initial chapel was replaced by a more substantial stone building in 1856. Burials continued in this cemetery sporadically until the 1940’s although the site became less used after ...
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