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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 ...
A GIS-based assessment of the Byzantine water supply system of Constantinople
Despite the extensive archaeological surveys carried out in the last decades, little attention has been paid to one of the longest water supply systems of ancient times – the Byzantine water infrastructure which fed Constantinople from the mid-late fourth century ad. This work uses modern satellite terrain data and Global Positioning System (GPS) data to assess this system and provide an ...
MagArrow Airborne Magnetometer - Explained
The MagArrow is a UAS-enabled magnetometer and it’s setting a new standard for UAS magnetic surveys. The MagArrow is engineered to simplify surveys that are difficult due to the various limitations of pilot-on-board surveys and ground surveys. The MagArrow is a robust yet flexible system that can adapt to changing field conditions and new user workflows. The MagArrow consists of an ...
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 ...
GPR survey to identify cultural and archaeological features
PROJECT: GPR survey with confirmatory digging LOCATION: Olmstead State Park, Washington PROJECT DESCRIPTION: Performed a reconnaissance GPR survey of an historical homestead, to identify / locate prospective locations of historical privies, wells and debris middens. Recommended digging locations within an area that was tantamount to finding a "needle within a haystack". Digging confirmed better ...
Lost Medieval Church Revealed - Case Study
Customer’s task Munifex is an archaeological prospecting company aiming to identify and raise awareness of Hungary’s national heritage elements. One of its current projects is to localize, and document lost medieval churches. In Hungary, medieval churches were once a common sight, and these sacral edifices formed the centre of countless medieval villages. However, after the ...
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