Int. Arch. Photogramm. Remote Sens. Spatial Inf. Sci., XLII-2/W3, 503-509, 2017
23 Feb 2017
S. Morandi1, M. Tremari2, and A. Mandelli3 1Studio Ar.Te. – Archeologia e Territorio; Università degli Studi di Sassari, Italy
2SAP – Società Archeologica s.r.l.; Museo Archeologico del Monte Barro, Italy
3P3D Survey Group, ABC Department, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
Keywords: Emergency survey, Digital recording method, Close range photogrammetry, Virtual archaeology, AR and VR for CH Abstract. The research is an analysis of the recording, reconstruction and visualisation of the 3D data of a XVIII century watermill, identified in an emergency archaeological excavation during the construction of the mini-hydroelectric plant on the bank of the Adda river in the municipality of Pizzighettone (Cremona, Lombardy, Italy).

The work examines the use and the potentials of modern digital 3D modelling techniques applied to archaeological heritage aimed to increase the research, maintenance and presentation with interactive products. The use of three-dimensional models managed through AR (Augmented Reality) and VR (Virtual Reality) technologies with mobile devices gives several opportunities in the field of study and communication. It also improves on-site exploration of the landscape, enhancing the “minor” archaeological sites, daily subjected to numerous emergency works and facilitating the understanding of heritage sites.

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Citation: Morandi, S., Tremari, M., and Mandelli, A.: TOWARDS THE ENHANCEMENT OF "MINOR" ARCHAEOLOGICAL HERITAGE, Int. Arch. Photogramm. Remote Sens. Spatial Inf. Sci., XLII-2/W3, 503-509, doi:10.5194/isprs-archives-XLII-2-W3-503-2017, 2017.

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