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X-Ray Fluorescence (XRF) Spectrometry

Digital Techniques for Documenting and Preserving Cultural Heritage

Arc Humanities Press, 2017

Book chapter

...COSCH Case Studies that have employed this technology: Roman coins, Germolles Definition XRF spectrometry is a non-destructive analytical technique widely used to determine the elemental composition of materials. It has been demonstrated...

Combating Book Theft

Erik Kwakkel

Erik Kwakkel is book historian and professor at the School of Library, Archival and Information Studies at The University of British Columbia, Vancouver. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Books Before Print

Arc Humanities Press, 2018

Book chapter

...Page with book curse, tenth century. New Haven, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University, MS 1000, fol. 27v. Public domain. Source: http://beinecke.library.yale.edu/tags/digital–collections.The previous chapter lead us...

3D Laser Scanning

Digital Techniques for Documenting and Preserving Cultural Heritage

Arc Humanities Press, 2017

Book chapter

...The COSCH Case Studies that have employed this technology: Roman coins, Germolles, Kantharos, Bremen Cog, White Bastion, Romanian cultural heritage Definition Traditional surveying uses point measurements of distance and angles. 3D laser...

Desktops

Erik Kwakkel

Erik Kwakkel is book historian and professor at the School of Library, Archival and Information Studies at The University of British Columbia, Vancouver. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Books Before Print

Arc Humanities Press, 2018

Book chapter

...Translator Simon de Hesdin at work at a broad desk consisting of two parts placed next to one another, 1479. London, BL, Royal 18 E.III, fol. 24r. CC0 1.0 Universal.Source: www.bl.uk/catalogues/illuminatedmanuscripts.While miniatures may...

Introduction

Sarah-Grace Heller

Sarah-Grace Heller is Associate Professor at the Ohio State University, USA, specialising in French and Occitan medieval literature. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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A Cultural History of Dress and Fashion in the Medieval Age

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Fashion in a medieval age, is that even possible? Weren’t those centuries the Dark Ages?—the antithesis of the dazzling world of catwalks and designer labels?These are questions worth debating. “Fashion,” “Medieval,” and “Dark Ages...
...The activities of COSCH community and the disciplines it represents were as diverse as they could possibly be in research into cultural heritage. To achieve common goals it was of utmost importance to have a common understanding...

Money and the Issues of the Age

Rory Naismith

Rory Naismith is Lecturer in Medieval British History at King’s College London, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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A Cultural History of Money in the Medieval Age

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...In Florence in the 1290s, the Dominican scholar and preacher Remigio dei Girolami (d. 1319) told one of his audiences how their fair city had been endowed by God with seven gifts. Two of these, the first and second, derived from the city...

From a Buried Fragment to the Virtual Artefact: A Case Study of Greek Pottery

Digital Techniques for Documenting and Preserving Cultural Heritage

Arc Humanities Press, 2017

Book chapter

...The fragmentary condition of objects is often an issue in the study of material cultural heritage. In archaeology, and in pottery studies in particular, the fragmentary condition of excavated objects impacts on research into their history...

Beyond Photography: An Interdisciplinary, Exploratory Case Study in the Recording and Examination of Roman Silver Coins

Anna Bentkowska-Kafel

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Anna Bentkowska-Kafel is an art historian with a special interest in the use of 3D electronic imaging in documentation and scholarly interpretation of art. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Vera Moitinho De Almeida

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Vera Moitinho De Almeida

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Lindsay Macdonald

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Lindsay MacDonald, Research Associate in the Faculty of Engineering Science, University College London, is a colour scientist specializing in imaging applications Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Julio M Del Hoyo-Meléndez

Julio M Del Hoyo-Meléndez

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Aurore Mathys

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Digital Techniques for Documenting and Preserving Cultural Heritage

Arc Humanities Press, 2017

Book chapter

...A study was undertaken by an interdisciplinary group of COSCH researchers between 2014 and 2016, to record and examine silver coins believed to be ancient Roman in origin. The aim was to evaluate the suitability of various advanced...

Digitization of Cultural Heritage at the National Museum of Romanian History, Bucharest

Digital Techniques for Documenting and Preserving Cultural Heritage

Arc Humanities Press, 2017

Book chapter

...The National Museum of Romanian History in Bucharest holds a vast number of archaeological objects of both Romanian and European cultural significance: ceramics, objects made of marble, stone, copper, gold, and silver, as well...