Animation of the Day: Vessel from the Museu De Arqueologia E Etnologia in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil

More on landmark/semi-landmarks in an upcoming post.

Virtual Curation Museum

by Bernard K. Means, Director of the Virtual Curation Laboratory (VCL)

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Today’s animation is a vessel from the the Museu De Arqueologia E Etnologia in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil that was scanned and animated by Zac Selden of the Center for Regional Heritage Research of Stephen F. Austin State University (SFASU), as detailed here.  The scanning of these vessels is part of a larger cooperative research project involving SFASU,  the University of Missouri, Texas A&M University, the Museu de Arqueologia e Etnologia in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil, and the Virtual Curation Laboratory.

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Written by zselden

Selden (PhD, Texas A&M University, 2013) is a US Marine Corps veteran, cyclist, kayaker, backpacker, hiker, climber, fisherman and general all-around outdoor enthusiast. His research is focused at the confluence of archaeological methods and digital technology, and he is particularly interested in the application of 3D technologies to archaeological problems, geometric morphometrics, network analyses, predictive modeling, archaeological theory, and archaeological science.