Excavation is Destruction Digitization: Advances in Archaeological Practice

@article{Roosevelt2015ExcavationID,
  title={Excavation is Destruction Digitization: Advances in Archaeological Practice},
  author={C. Roosevelt and Peter J. Cobb and Emanuel Moss and B. Olson and S. {\"U}nl{\"u}soy},
  journal={Journal of Field Archaeology},
  year={2015},
  volume={40},
  pages={325 - 346}
}
  • C. Roosevelt, Peter J. Cobb, +2 authors S. Ünlüsoy
  • Published 2015
  • Engineering
  • Journal of Field Archaeology
  • Abstract This article modifies an old archaeological adage—“excavation is destruction”—to demonstrate how advances in archaeological practice suggest a new iteration: “excavation is digitization.” Digitization, in a fully digital paradigm, refers to practices that leverage advances in onsite, image-based modeling and volumetric recording, integrated databases, and data sharing. Such practices were implemented in 2014 during the inaugural season of the Kaymakçı Archaeological Project (KAP) in… CONTINUE READING
    83 Citations
    Establishing Best Practices for Photogrammetric Recording During Archaeological Fieldwork
    • 26
    • Highly Influenced

    References

    SHOWING 1-10 OF 118 REFERENCES
    Data Publishing and Archaeology's Information Ecosystem
    • 16
    Techniques of archaeological excavation
    • 49
    Integrating geomatics in archaeological research at the site of Thorikos (Greece)
    • 27
    • PDF
    Digital Archaeological Fieldwork and the Jezreel Valley Regional Project, Israel
    • 15
    • Highly Influential
    A 3D Model of an Archaeological Excavation
    • 42
    3D Archaeology: New Perspectives and Challenges—The Example of Çatalhöyük
    • 63