Photogrammetry on the Pompeii Quadriporticus Project

The Archaeology of the Mediterranean World

This is the seventh in a series of posts exploring 3D modeling in Mediterranean and European archaeology. For more on this project click here. We hope these papers will start a discussion either in the comments of the blog or on Twitter using the #3DMedArch hashtag.

Eric Poehler, Assistant Professor, Department of Classics, University of Massachusetts, Amherst. 

3DThrusday

Since the inception of the Pompeii Quadriporticus Project in 2010, my co-director Steven Ellis and I have been exploring the use of photogrammetry to document one of the largest monumental structures at Pompeii as part of a comprehensive digital approach to the archaeological and architectural study of this building. Our approach has attempted to integrate photogrammetry with other imaging methods, including laser scanning and ground penetrating RADAR, as well as more traditional fieldwork digital products, such as standard photography, layered vector drawings, Harris matrices, and database records. The role that photogrammetry…

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Director of Archaeology at the College of Charleston
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