Animation of the Day: Castellated Rim with Lug from the Consol Site

by Bernard K. Means, Director of the Virtual Curation Laboratory (VCL)

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Today’s animation is a castellated rim with lug from the Consol site, a Monongahela tradition village.  It was recovered archaeologically by members of the Westmoreland Archaeological Society, a chapter of the Society for Pennsylvania Archaeology. I scanned this sherd on July 10, 2012.

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Categories: Animation of the day, Gallery, Monongahela tradition, Society for Pennsylvania Archaeology, Westmoreland Archaeological Society | Tags: , , , | 2 Comments

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2 thoughts on “Animation of the Day: Castellated Rim with Lug from the Consol Site

  1. Margie Akin

    This has been very interesting – seeing what can be done with the animation – but I was wondering how much time it takes to produce a single animation compared to 2 or 3 single images? Once the euipment is set up and people trained to take the images…thanks .. Margie Akin Date: Thu, 10 Apr 2014 15:58:24 +0000 To: margieakin@hotmail.com

    • Actually we use a 3D scanner to create the animations. So, an hour to scan an artifact, an hour or so to edit the digital files, and then 15 or 20 minutes to make an animation. Some of this time is passive–waiting for the equipment…

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