of the

18th International Conference on Cultural Heritage and New Technologies

held in Vienna, Austria November 2013      ISBN 978-3-200-03676-5

Cover [pdf 24 kB]

Keynote Speech

Christian RUDORFER, Austria (City of Vienna, Urban Survey): The benefit of Terrestrial Laser Scanner for archaeology [pdf 957 kB]


Archaeological Documentation with New Technologies

Chair: Hansjörg THALER, Italy

Maria ANDALORO | Roberto BIXIO / Carmela CRESCENZI, Italy: The complex of St. Eustache in Göreme, Cappadocia, reading the relationship between the landscape and a very articulated settlement [pdf 1,15 MB]

Maria ANDALORO | Tatiana PIGNATALE | Giorgio VERDIANI, Italy: The Church of Meryem Ana in Göreme, Cappadocia, correct documentation for a meaningful heritage at risk [pdf 560 kB]

Luciana BORDONI | Michela COSTANTINI | Alessandra CURCIO, Italy: A case study in archaeological documentation with ontological modelling [pdf 258 kB]

Carme MIRÓ | Encarna COBO, Spain: The Archaeological Map of Barcelona. Archaeology, history and heritage, from prehistoric times to the Civil War [pdf 476 kB]

Elena CASALINI; Italy: The Umm al-Surab and Samah Churches Project. Recording the past in forgotten churches of Southern Hawran [pdf 1,4 MB]

Peter FERSCHIN | Iman KULITZ, Austria:In the Shadow of the Pyramids – Digital Exhibition Objects [pdf 1,85 MB]

Francesco GABELLONE | Maria Teresa GIANNOTTA | I. FERRARI | A. DELL’AGLIO, Italy: “Marta Racconta”: a project for the virtual enjoyment of inaccessible monuments [pdf 1,58 MB]

Mirco PUCCI | Giorgio VERDIANI, Italy: SFM digital survey and modeling for the Museum of the sculptures of the basilica of St. Silvestro, catacombs of Priscilla in Rome [pdf 1,41 MB]

Francesco Uliano SCELZA, Italy: The documentation of archaeological data: problems in modeling the spatial, temporal, and typological dimensions [pdf 1,36 MB]

Theoharis THEOHARIS | Georgios PAPAIOANNOU | Kristin BJØRLYKKE | Øystein EKROLL | Dirk RIEKE-ZAPP | Anja LEIN | Anthousis ANDREADIS, Norway | Greece | Germany: Multi-scale 3D Digitization at Nidaros Cathedral: from archiving to large-scale Visualization [pdf 1,16 MB]


Documenting the Dead: archaeological, anthropological and forensic recording of human remains

Chairs: David BIBBY, Germany | Ann DEGRAEVE, Belgium

Anja GROTHE | Bettina JUNGKLAUS, Germany: Six Skeletons in the Shadow of the Garden Wall – A Berlin Medical Doctor under Suspicion [pdf 175 kB]



Chairs: Michael DONEUS | Benjamin STANGL, Austria

Giada CERRI, Italy: From the traces to definition of the monumental space: the case of Bartolomeo Ammannati’s “Fontana di Sala Grande” [pdf 8,95 MB]

Kathryn CHEW, USA: Archaeology and Analytics: Tapping the Pulse of Social Media for Outreach, Education, and the Future of the Field [pdf 414 kB]

Enrico DE BENEDICTIS, Italy: Dealing with the past: the case of the Dodecanese [pdf 348 kB]

Andrine NILSEN | Martina HJERTMAN, Sweden: Re‐evaluating City Margins through Correct Documentation: Questions of Time, Social and Spatial Aspects in Archaeological Storytelling [pdf 1,69 MB]

Claudiu SILVESTRU, Austria: The Leveling of the High Medieval Viennese City Moat – A Space Syntax Perspective [pdf 1,46 MB]


Archaeology goes multimedia. Frontiers of dissemination for presentation and learning

Chairs: Anna Margherita JASINK | Giorgio VERDIANI, Italy

Niccolò ALBERTINI | Anna Margherita JASINK | Barbara MONTECCHI, Italy: Digital acquisition and modeling of the Minoan seals and sealings kept in two Italian Museums [pdf 1,65 MB]

Luca BOMBARDIERI | Anna Margherita JASINK, Italy: SHERD PROJECT (Secure Heritage, Exhibition, Research andDidactics). Towards a DigiDactic Museum of the Aegean and Cypriote ceramic collection, University of Florence [pdf 284 kB]

Andrea BRAGHIROLI, Italy: The fragment collection at the Museo Archeologico in Florence, Italy: building a virtual model to extend its access [pdf 979 kB]

Giulia DIONISIO | Daniele LICARI, Italy: Silvery-Like Ceramics in the National Archaeological Museum of Florence:Virtual Technologies in Analysis and Restoration [pdf 611 kB]

Francesco GABELLONE | Davide TANASI | Ivan FERRARI, Italy: Virtual Archaeology and Historical Revisionism. The neglected heritage of Greek Siracusa [pdf]

Alessandro MERLO | Gaia LAVORATTI | Andrea ALIPERTA | Filippo FANTINI, Italy: Pietrabuona fortress Image-based models for archaeological dissemination [pdf 670 kB]

Rosanna MIRIELLO, Italy: Catalogue on-line of Medieval and Renaissance Bindings of the Riccardiana Library of Florence. [pdf 1,15 MB]

Claudiu SILVESTRU, Austria: Digital Documentation Platform on the Medieval Urban Development of Vienna [pdf 660 kB]


Authenticity in the Archives

Chair: Reiner GÖLDNER, Germany

David BIBBY | Reiner GÖLDNER, Germany:  Authenticity and Functionality at Digital Archaeological Data [pdf 447 kB]

Isto HUVILA, Sweden: Archaeology of the ballpoint pen or the interpretation and significant properties of archaeological findings [pdf 429 kB]


Data Standards, documentation and responses to cultural heritage management: examples and new perspectives

Chairs: Alice BIANCHI | Lucie DINGWALL | Tobias TONNER, Qatar / UK

Carlo BATTINI | Ivan CARMOSINO | Valeria D’ACQUINO, Italy: Urban Archaeology and representation of data: the case study of convent of S. Orsola, Florence [pdf 2,89 MB]

Alice BIANCHI |Lucie DINGWALL | Tobias TONNER, Qatar / UK: Data standards, documentation and responses to cultural heritage management in Qatar [pdf1,15 MB]


Visualizing Archaeological Spaces – 3D computer renderings of architectural spaces based on archaeological evidence, historic documentation and metadata

Chairs: Glen MUSCHIO, USA | Peter FERSCHIN, Austria

Maria Doriana DE PADOVA, Italy: Fieldwork 3D interpretation – Integrating established methods and emerging technologies in a Medieval context [pdf 1,6 MB]

Sebastian HAGENEUER, Germany: The visualisation of Uruk – First impressions of the first metropolis in the world [pdf 675 kB]

Mieke PFARR-HARFST | Marc GRELLERT, Germany: 25 Years of Virtual Reconstructions Project Report of Department Information and Communication Technology in Architecture at Technische Universität Darmstadt [pdf 657 kB]

Eliana SIOTTO | Marco CALLIERI | Paolo PINGI |Roberto SCOPIGNO | Laura BENASSI | Alice PARRI | Denise LA MONICA, Italy: From the Archive documentation to standardized web database and 3D models: the case study of the Camaldolese Abbey in Volterra (Italy) [pdf 1,8 MB]


2D to 3D: Innovations in cost efficient and meaningful documentation for cultural heritage recording and excavation

Chairs: David BIBBY | Benjamin DUCKE, Germany

Sarah CHAPMAN | Marta LORENZON, UK: 3D modeling and mudbrick conservation at Tell Timai, Egypt [pdf 922 kB]

Fabrizio GALEAZZI | Stefan LINDGREN, USA: Comparison of Laser Scanning and Dense Stereo Matching Techniques in Diverse Environmental Conditions and Light Exposure: the Case Study of Las Cuevas, Belize [pdf 1,13 MB]

Mohammad NABIL | Anas SAID, Egypt: Time-lapse Panoramas for the Egyptian Heritage [pdf 590 kB]

Geert OVERMARS | R.G.A.M. PANHUYSEN, The Netherlands: The value of pseudo 3D techniques for the interpretation of analogue archaeological research [pdf 890 kB]

Michael WAAS | David ZELL, Israel: Practical 3D Photogrammetry for the Conservation and Documentation of Cultural Heritage [pdf 1,48 MB]


Infrastructures and services for sharing of archaeological documentation

Chairs: Edeltraud ASPÖCK | Guntram GESER, Austria

Edeltraud ASPÖCK | Guntram GESER, Austria: What is an archaeological research infrastructure and why do we need it? Aims and challenges of ARIADNE [pdf 107 kB]

Hella HOLLANDER, The Netherlands: The e-Depot for Dutch Archaeology – Archiving and publication of archaeological data [pdf 350 kB]

Ulf JAKOBSSON, Sweden: Swedish National Data (SND) services, the OAIS reference model and archaeological data [pdf 1,5 MB]

Anja MASUR | Keith MAY | Gerald HIEBEL | Edeltraut ASPÖCK, Austria | UK | Greece: Comparing and mapping archaeological excavation data from different recording systems for integration using ontologies [pdf 591 kB]

Gustaf MOSSAKOWSKI, Germany: media.REIFF: A database for linked data documenting monuments and sites [pdf 3 MB]

Teija OIKARINEN, Finland: Developing Archaeological Excavation Data Management. An Archaeological Viewpoint of a Local Case Example [pdf 139 kB]

Roberto SCOPIGNO | Matteo DELLEPIANE, Italy: Which infrastructure support for visual data creation, archiving and visualization? [pdf 1,65 MB]

Armin VOLKMANN, Germany: Beyond administrative boundaries: archaeological networks of research [pdf 323 kB]


Poster Presentation

(New Technologies | Chair: Peter DORNINGER, Austria)

Filippo DIARA, Italy: New software and technologies applied to documentation and communication of Cultural Heritage [pdf 3 MB]

Laura LAI | Matteo SORDINI, Italy: 3D documentation of a megalithic building in Sardinia [pdf 1,54 MB]

Giles SPENCE MORROW | Paul R. DUFFY | Lauren TOSTI, Canada: Virtually There: Offsite georectified photogrammetric processing as onsite strategic excavation resource [pdf 835 kB]

Ronny WEßLING | Jakob MAURER | Alexandra KRENN-LEEB, Austria: Structure from motion for systematic single surface documentation on archaeological excavations [pdf 535 kB]

(Urban Archaeology | Chair: Peter DORNINGER, Austria)

Clara NERUCCI, Italy: Recording not to forget. A Post-medieval kilns’ survey [pdf 3,47 MB]

Andrea PASQUALI | Angela MANCUSO, Italy: Ancient buildings: digital survey and new hypotheses [pdf 924 kB]

Violetta REITER, Austria: The architecture of the Bronze Age graveyard at Neumarkt an der Ybbs [pdf 379 kB]

(Cultural Heritage | Chair: Peter WALDHÄUSL, Austria)

Giulia DIONISIO | Panaiotis KRUKLIDIS, Italy: The Trojan War Myth as a didactic project: Innovative proposals for the understanding of the history [pdf 1,3 MB]

Stefan EICHERT | Viktor JANSA, Austria: OpenATLAS – an open source database application for archaeological, historical and spatial data [pdf 644 kB]

Valentina FANTINI, Italy: Art Noveau and abandon in Italy, documenting the Built Heritage before its loss [pdf 803 kB]

Josef GSPURNING, Austria: Graffiti @ Cultural Heritage [pdf 1,45 MB]

Annette S. ORTIZ MIRANDA | María Teresa DOMÉNECH-CARBÓ | Antonio DOMÉNECH, Spain: Characterization of morphological and chemical changes at micro- and nano- scale in contemporary paintings treated with biocides [pdf 2,09 MB]