Our new online journal, Full Spectrum, features a range of short articles (“micro-publications”) by OpenARCHEM team members and collaborators, highlighting ongoing transdisciplinary research and exciting new developments in organic residue analysis and in the reconstruction of ancient commercial, social, or palaeoecological networks. We aim to publish every quarter a major piece (“Communication“) directly related to … More Welcome to Full Spectrum: Micro-Publications from OpenARCHEM!
Full Spectrum Notes 2019.05.27 | By Helen Wong, B.A. (Brandeis University, 2019) Exploring the applications of 3D scanning to archaeological analysis has been a primary research area for OpenARCHEM’s Digital Modeling and Programming (DMP) team. An opportunity for us to pursue this research arose through a case study centering around a set of Cypriot Base … More Ancient Hands at Work: 3D Scanning for Use Patterns on Cypriot “Bilbils” in Late Bronze Age Egypt
Archaeological scientist Dr. Zuzana Chovanec recounts her ongoing research into the opium poppy and the history of its use. … More Examining the History of the Opium Poppy in the Eastern Mediterranean and Central Europe
Full Spectrum Communication 2018.10.16 | By K. J. Birney and A. J. Koh A Tale of Two Resins The styrax esteemed next to the above-named growths comes from Pisidia, Side, Cyprus and Cilicia, and that from Crete is rated lowest…In every nation a red colour and sticky consistency are preferred, and styrax that is brown and covered … More Adventures in Storax
Come back on October 1st when we officially launch our new initiative at OpenARCHEM, a micro-publication platform, Full Spectrum! It will feature short articles by team members and collaborators covering a wide range of topics related to archaeometry and the project as a whole. Keep an eye on our Twitter and Facebook for the announcement … More Introducing Full Spectrum